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when sensory receptor neurons detect information and transmit to brain
interpretation of sensory input recognizing what you see whats said to you and rcognizing odors
nurture, argue perceptions of the world are constructed over time thru learning
nature, argue perceptions not created by interpreting exernal input instead innate capabilities and maturational programs are key forces in preceptual development
process of learning to be bored with a stimulus
The ability to perceive detail
The ability of the lens of the eye to change shape to bring objects at different distances into foucus
reconizing that an object is the same size despite changes in its distance from the eyes.
Happens around crawling usually 7 months or older.
Basic speech sounds
A window of time during which an individual is more affected by experience, and thus has a higher level of plasticity than at other times throughout life.
The focusing of perception and cognition on something in particular.
Concentrating on one thing while ignoring something else
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
struggles with sustaining and focusing attention. child may be unatentive, impulsive, hyperactivity, fidgety, restless, innatentive to school work.
The point at which low levels of stimulation can be detected.