AP Psychology Sensation & Perception-Sensory Mechanics Revision (Page 1 of 1)

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Learning about Stimuli and its working

  • Stimulus is any event which is responded to, by an organism reacts to. The stimulus forms the first link in a stimulus-response chain.
  • Stimulus discrimination means the task and capability to differentiate between same appearing but different stimuli.
  • Stimulus generalization… (81 more words) …

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What is Sensation?

  • Sensation is what we feel when we get certain stimulus. Perception states the manner we organize or experience the sensations. Sensation involves three steps:
  • Reception occurs when a stimulus is detected by the receptors of that sense and a particular… (52 more words) …

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Selective Attention and Subliminal Perception

Simulations use perceptual cues so that you believe upon artificial situations.

Selective attention is the process when you suddenly get attracted or focused towards in a conversation which you didn’t really care of all the while till now.

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