April 4, 2012
Top-down processing is our ability to sort information as we perceive it. Sensation and Perception are more integrated than previously believed. Instead of sensation coming first (collecting data) and perception coming second (extracting meaning), both occur interactively.
January 2, 2012
There are so many interesting areas of psychology. Here’s an intro into physiological psychology.
November 28, 2011
To explain the parts of the eye and how they work, let’s take a look at my eyes. You’ll learn how your eyes work and how they differ form mine. We’ll start at the front and work our way back.
Part 1 of An Albino’s Guide
November 21, 2011
If you were designing an eye, here are some of your options. Overall, humans chose well.
November 14, 2011
To understand our visual systems, you need to know a bit about light. Here’s a quick introduction on the characteristics of light.
October 31, 2011
There are 4 basic principles of perceptual efficiency. Here’s a quick introduction to them.
October 27, 2011
Here’s some information on how our perception sensors help us understand reality. Everything we know is because of our built-in sensory processing systems can measure touch, chemicals, air waves, and light waves.
June 13, 2011
Dendrites receive signals from other neurons. Here’s a quick look at how they work.
May 13, 2011
A neuron has a lot going on. There are negatively charged proteins trapped inside, To fix the imbalance, a lot of things happen in a short amount of time. The result is an electical impulse. If you like, physiological psych, you’ll love somas.
April 9, 2011
Here are the basic things you need to know about neurons. They are single cells that come in a variety of configurations.