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6 Cards in this Set

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-Laws of Organization in Perceptual Forms
-Gestalt theories
-perceptual whole versus sum of sensory parts
Object Vision and Spatial Vision: Two Cortical Pathways
-two pathways carry info about what (temporal lobe) and where (pariental lobe)
-A theory of Human Image Understanding
-recognition by components
-structural dection theory: representation is an abstraction, geon theory
-representations are viewpoint invarient (geons can be recognized from any viewpoint by virtue of their nonaccidenetal properties)
-contrasts with template theory
The Moon Illusion
-Why does are perceptual experience of the moon's size depend on its position in the sky?
*apparent-distance account: size of an object is "unconsciously inferred" from retinal size and perceived distance-disproven
*angle-of-regard accoung
Mental rotation of three dimentional objects
-transformation could be quantified, smooth and continuous
-response time increases linearly with angle of rotation
Feature integration theory
-purpose of attention is to solve the binding problem
-attention directed serially to ecah stimulus when conjunctions of features needed to characterize it