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Learning how our body uses the senses to experience life

Transduction The conversion from sensory stimulus energy to action potential when cells relay messages in the form of action potential to the brain/central nervous system
Absolute Threshold The minimum amount of stimulus energy that must be present for the stimulus to be detected 50% of the time
Subliminal Message A stimuli that we receive but are consciously unaware of
Difference Threshold Perceiving a noticeable change in stimuli (like light to dark)
Weber's Law Bigger Stimuli require bigger changes to be noticed
Perception The way that sensory info is organized, interpreted, and experienced consciously
Sensory Adaptation Occurs when we don't perceive stimuli because it has remained constant over prolonged periods of time
Inattentional Blindless A failure to notice something that is completely visible because you were immersed in something else
Created by: edrag26
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