Psy317 – Fall 2016 – Episode-3 – Stairway-to-Perception

In this episode we talk about the relationship between sensation (a bottom up process) and perception (a top down process). We discuss topics like the invisible blind spots we all have as well as the power of context in how we perceive the world. To really appreciate the back-masking example I give in the episode, I recommend checking out the video here . Like the presenter in the video says…we’re not cheating! That’s the power of perception in action.


Psy 317 – Episode 4 – Stairway to Perception