Unit 3: Biopsychology Pat b: Sense & Perception

  • Unit Terms:

    **As you read the text, focus on these terms, with the question in mind for each: How does this concept/idea affect my behavior or mental processes in everyday life?


    1. Sensation
    2. Perception
    3. 5 Senses
    4. Bottom-Up Processing
    5. Top-Down Processing
    6. Transduction (Presented in class, but can also be found with a simple Google Search)
    7. Absolute Threshold
    8. Difference Threshold (Just-Noticeable Difference)
    9. Sensory Adaptation
    10. Selective Attention
    11. Depth perception
    12. Perceptual set