Figure Ground Perception

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Figure-ground is a type of perception that allows us to decipher objects from their background. In terms of the pep rally, we use figure-ground perception to decipher the words on the banners around the gym. We are able to tell the words different from the background, and piece it together to form a word. Parallel processing is where many different things are perceived all at once. Where many types of stimuli are processed at once. During the pep rally, everyone had to use parallel processing in order to watch the cheerleaders perform and listen to the music. They also had to use parallel processing during the dance teams coordinated choreography performance. Cones are used in higher light and are capable of seeing color. There are three types

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