child pshych

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child pshych
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  1. Nativism is...
    The new that perceptual abilities are inborn.
  2. Empiricism is...
    The new that perceptual abilities are learned.
  3. Visual acuity is...
    How well one can see.
  4. Tracking is...
    Following a moving object with the eyes.
  5. Auditory acuity is...
    How well one can hear.
  6. Umami is...
    The taste elicited by glutamate, an amino acid in meat, fish, and legumes.
  7. Stereopsis is...
    The development of depth perception.
  8. Intermodal perception is...
    Formation of a single perception of a stimulus that is based on information from two or more senses.
  9. Perceptual constancies are...
    A collection of mental rules that allow humans to perceive shape, size, and color as constant even when perceptual conditions (such as amount of light, angle of view, and the like) change.
  10. Size constancy is...
    The ability to see an object's size as remaining the same despite changes in size of the retinal image; a key element in size constancy is the ability to judge depth.
  11. Shape constancy is...
    The ability to see an object's shape as remaining the same despite changes in the shape of the retinal image; a basic perceptual constancy.
  12. Color constancy is...
    The ability to see the color of an object as remaining the same despite changes in illumination or shadow.
  13. Object constancy is...
    The general phrase describing the ability to see objects as remaining the same despite changes in sensory information about them.
  14. Object permanence is...
    The understanding that objects continue to exist even when they cannot be directly viewed.
  15. Connected surface principle is...
    The assumption that when two surfaces are connected to each other, they belong to the same object.
  16. Social referencing is...
    Using another person's emotional reaction to some situation as a basis for deciding one's own reaction. A baby does this when she checks her parent's facial expression or body language before responding positively or negatively to something new.

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