What three steps are basic to all our sensory systems?
What are the absolute and difference thresholds, and do stimuli below the absolute threshold have any influence on us?
What is the function of sensory adaptation?
How do our expectations, contexts, emotions, and motivation influence our perceptions?
What is the energy that we see as visible light?
How does the eye transform light energy into neural messages?
How do the eye and the brain process visual information?
What theories help us understand color vision?
How did the Gestalt psychologists understand perceptual organization?
How do figure-ground and grouping principles contribute to our perceptions?
How do we use binocular and monocular cues to perceive the world in three dimensions and perceive motion?
How do perceptual constancies help us organize our sensations into meaningful perceptions?
What does research on restored vision, sensory restriction, and perceptual adaptation reveal about the effects of experience on perception?
What are the characteristics of air pressure waves that we hear as sound?
How does the ear transform sound energy into neural messages?
What theories help us understand pitch perception?
How do we locate sounds?
How do we sense touch?
How can we best understand and control pain?
How do we experience taste and smell, and how do they interact?
How do we sense our body's position and movement?
What are the claims of ESP?
What have most research psychologists concluded after putting these claims to the test?
Visual Imagery Encoding
Long-term potentiation (LTP)
Encoding specifity principle
Transfer - appropriate processing
Childhood amnesia/infantile amnesia