ST. PAUL COLLEGE PASIG AP PSYCHOLOGY Worksheet # 1 Basic Principles of Sensation and Perception (Myers Textbook) Answer the following questions/ prompts. 1. Define and give a real – life example of bottom - up processing and top – down processing. BOTTOM – UP PROCESSING TOP - DOWN PROCESSING 2. How does the “cocktail party effect” function as an example of selective attention? 3. How does sensory adaptation explain why television programming has the power to grab our attention?