Top-Down Processing

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.

18 Physiological Psych

January 2, 2012

There are so many interesting areas of psychology. Here’s an intro into physiological psychology.

If You Know Nothing About Physiological Psychology

13 An Albino Eyes Part1

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

12 Eye Design

November 21, 2011

If you were designing an eye, here are some of your options. Overall, humans chose well.

If I Only Had An Eye

11 Perceiving Light

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.

Show Me The Light

09 Perceptual Efficiency

October 31, 2011

There are 4 basic principles of perceptual efficiency. Here’s a quick introduction to them.

Perceptual Efficiency

08 Perceiving Reality

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.

Perceiving Reality

Dendrites

June 13, 2011

 

Dendrites receive signals from other neurons. Here’s a quick look at how they work.

If You Know Nothing About Psych: Dendrites

Neuron Soma

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.

If You Know Nothing About Psych: Soma

Neuron Basics

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.

Neuron Basics

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