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AP Psychology — Sensation

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Review of Biological Psychology; Sensation and Perception

Created Date 03.20.19
Last Updated 03.21.19
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  • The organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.
  • The development of pattern recognition through the use of contextual information.
  • The theory of color vision stating that there are three receptors in the retina that are responsible for the perception of color.
  • The dark circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, varying in size to regulate the amount of light reaching the retina.
  • The form sound takes to propagate through a medium such as air, water and solids.
  • The transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber.
  • The historically important psychological law quantifying the perception of change in a given stimulus.
  • The faculty of perception through physical contact, especially with the fingers.
  • The segment of the electromagnetic spectrum that the human eye can view.
  • The sensory system that provides the leading contribution to the sense of balance and spatial orientation for the purpose of coordinating movement with balance.
  • Vision, hearing, and touch.
  • Stimuli that lie below our threshold of conscious awareness.
  • The ability to perceive sounds by detecting vibrations.
  • In which color perception is limited and inaccurate.
  • Sensory analysis that begins at the entry level—with what our senses can detect.
  • A transparent structure in the eye that helps to refract light to be focused on the retina.
  • Partial or total hearing loss due to damage in the inner ear.
  • Non-painful input closes the nerves to painful input, which prevents pain sensation.
  • The lowest level of a stimulus that an organism can detect.
  • The ability to know accurately the positions and movements of one's skeletal joints.