Moar Perception and Stuff

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Moar Perception and Stuff
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2013-10-06 22:11:47
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  1. Gestalt
    • an organized whole
    • Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful wholes
  2. Figure-Ground
    the organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings (the ground)
  3. Six Methods of Grouping
    • Proximity
    • Similarity
    • Continuity
    • Connectedness
    • Closure
  4. Depth Perception
    • the ability to see objects in 3D although the images that strike the retina are 2D
    • allows us to judge distance
  5. Visual Cliff
    a laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants and young animals
  6. Binocular Cues
    depth cues, such as retinal disparity, that depend on the use of two eyes
  7. Retinal Disparity
    • a binocular cue for perceiving depth
    • by comparing images from the retinas in the two eyes, the brain computes the distance
    • greater the disparity (difference) between the two images, the closer the object
  8. Monocular Cues
    depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, available to either eye alone

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