McMichael Middle School Visit: Fall 2004
Sharing what we have learned about perception and perceptualaging: The following pictures illustrate a few of the hands-onactivities in which the students engaged. Prior to the activites,each SFA student gave a very brief presentation about a topic inperception (see class webpage forlinks to their handouts).
| || Alicia Hardy (on right) and Melissa Nissen (on left) demonstrate the Pulfrich effect. |
| || Lauren Cerione explains the stereoscope. |
| || Jennifer Alexander explains some visual illusions. |
| || Rebecca Hulgan explains a color matching experiment using a yellow transparency to simluate the aging of the variable lens. |
| || Meagan Carswell shows visual illusions and demonstrates what the world looks like through inverting prism goggles. |
| || Brandon Dickerson has participants recognize objects using the sense of touch. |
| || Reshaunda Strickland is giving a touch recognition demonstration. The gloves simulate the reduction in sensitivity that occurs with aging. |
| || Suzanne Draper explain a red-green stereogram. |
| || Melissa Nissen explains a monocular depth illusion using playing cards. |
| || Shawna Lee helps the students experience what it would be like with tunnel vision as experienced by those with severe glaucoma. |
| || Mrs. Kahn and Dr. Scharff |
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