SENSATION, ATTENTION AND PERCEPTION – Cognitive psychology (MA psychology, SPPU, Pune)

We have bring you notes for chapter 2 SENSATION, ATTENTION AND PERCEPTION [10]. All ppts are based and syllabus and reference books given by SPPU, Pune.

1. Sensation – Introduction to psychophysics: Basic concepts and methods.

2. Attention: (a) Functions of attention: Divided attention, selective attention (b)
Theories of attention process (c) Signal Detection Theory and vigilance.

3. Perception-approaches: Gestalt, Bottom-Up (feature analysis, template matching,
prototypes), Top-Down and Pandemonium

4. Perception: Cross-cultural studies

5. Application: Subliminal perception, perceptual defense, and extra-sensory perception

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