Psychophysics

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  • A Summary Of Sensation And Perception In Psychology

    R.H. Ettinger describes and details the topic of sensation and perception in chapter four of Psychology: The Science of Behavior. Sensation and perception go hand in hand together to form the basis of every organism 's behavior. Sensation is the direct and immediate experience that affects a sense organ whereas perception is the organization and interpretation of each sensation. The five major senses: vision, audition, gustation, olfaction, and skin senses all go through the process of…

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  • Proprioceptive Memory Theory Essay

    furthering the idea that when a hardship is encountered, the brain tries to continue as before the occurrence. Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, a neuroscientist well known for his contributions in the field of behavioral neurology as well as visual psychophysics, explains in “The Perception of Phantom Limbs” that “there are hints that the incidence may be higher following…a pre-existing…

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  • Broken Mirror Theory In Psychology

    For a few years all researches have been agreed that the behavior and the human mind, in normal and pathological conditions, are directly related to the function of nervous system. Also psychiatric disorders of affective or cognitive origin are interpreted as the consequence of a particular pathology of the nervous system. Therefore, neuroscience involves all the different branches of psychology that have the suffix “psych”, as for example psychology, psychiatry, psychopathology. All these…

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  • My Purpose Of Machine Perception

    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE My motivation to study machine perception is a long-term passion for mathematics, programming, and the human brain. Before knowing much about machine intelligence, my primary motivation was to take part and securing the first place in Bangladesh Mathematical Olympiad for three times. Following this achievement, I graduated in Electrical Engineering taking major classes on theoretical signal processing at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Additionally, I…

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  • Wundt Experimental Psychology

    Introduction In this essay I will discuss many reasons why Wilhelm Wundt is considered the father of experimental psychology. Topics such as the laboratory of experimental psychology in the University of Leipzig, many influences Wundt had that shaped and guided his work, and the impact his work had on future psychologists and how it helped the development of modern psychology, will be discussed and viewed throughout this essay. There will also be an overview of Wundt’s life and beliefs according…

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  • Machine Perception Essay

    multiple fingers interact is poorly understood. In this study, we investigated how tactile information is processed over fingers and this processing depends on proprioceptive information indexed as the relative positions of the fingers. Using human psychophysics, we show that the vibrotactile frequencies simultaneously presented on fingers are integrated even when one cue is ignored. Importantly, the distance between the attended (target) and ignored (distractor) fingers determines the strength…

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