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Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energy
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recognize meaningful objecgts and events
Weber's Law
To be perceived as different, two stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage (rather then a constant amount)
Bottom Up Processing
analysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to the brain's integration fo sensory info
Top Down Processing
Info processing guided by higher level mental processes
Absolute Threshold
Minimum stimulus needed to detect a partiular stimulus 50% of the time
Difference Threshold
Minimum dif b/t two simuli required for detection 50% of the time