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Sensations

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It translates one form of energy (stimuli) into another (sensory information). Transduction
The process that occurs when special receptors in the sense organs are activated. Sensation
It receives/experience the world. It is the gateways of the mind. Sense Organs
It is the process of converting outside stimuli, such as light, into neural activity. Transduction
These are specialized forms of neurons. It transmits sensation. Sensory Receptors
It is the smalles difference between two stimuli that is detectable 50 percent of the time. Weber's law/Difference Threshold
It is anything which initiates an organic activity. Stimulus
It is the lowest level of stimulation that a person can consciously detect 50% of the time the stimulation is present. Absolute Threshold
It is the level of stimulus energy which must be exceeded. Threshold
It is the interpretation of nerve impulses/information. Perception
Interpretation acted out as response to stimulus Overt behavior
Kinds of senses Sight, touch, smell, hear, taste
It is the tendency of the brain to stop attending to constant, unchanging information. Habituation
Tendency of sensory receptor cells to be less responsive to a stimulus that is unchanging. Sensory Adaptation
It is another process by which constant, unchanging information from the sensory receptors is effectively ignored. Sensory Adaptation
It is the transfer of thought from one person to another without the usual aid of senses. Telepathy
Simply means the ability to see without the use of eyes. Clair Voyance
Capacity to make objects move. Psychokinesis
Out of the body experience Astral Projection
Process by which information from the outside world enters the brain. Sensation
Created by: heygiuliamae