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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation
Sensation
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
activation of our senses
Transduction
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
Sensory Adaptation
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
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Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception (Myers Psychology for AP)
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Barron AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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Psychology: AP* Edition - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
Sensation is the process by which stimulation of a sensory re…
Perception is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningfu…
Transduction is the transformation of one form of energy to a…
Sensory adaptation is the diminishing responsiveness of senso…
sensation
Sensation is the process by which stimulation of a sensory re…
perception
Perception is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningfu…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception Vocabulary
Myopic
Hyperopic
Rods
Cones
Nearsighted
Farsightedness
Photo-receptors in the retina that are especially sensitive t…
Photo-receptors in the retina that are especially sensitive t…
Myopic
Nearsighted
Hyperopic
Farsightedness
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Visual agnosia
Psychophysics
Stimulation of the sense organs
Selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory input
An inability to recognize objects throught sight
The study of how physical stimuli are translated into physiol…
Sensation
Stimulation of the sense organs
Perception
Selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory input
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 and 5 Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Absolute Threshold
is the stimulation of sense organs
is the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory…
the study of how physical stimuli are translated into psychol…
for a specific type of sensory input is the minimum stimulus…
Sensation
is the stimulation of sense organs
Perception
is the selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory…
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AP PSYCHOLOGY - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Fovea
Pupil
Blind spot
Sclera
Responsible for our sharpest vision
Helps focus incoming light rays.
Where blood vessels/nerves enter/exit the eyeball.
White outer layer of eyeball; continuous with cornea, externa…
Fovea
Responsible for our sharpest vision
Pupil
Helps focus incoming light rays.
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
b) the absolute threshold
c) The water in a swimming pool seems…
b) perception
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
Which one would involve sensory adaptation?... a) You no longer…
Which of the following is a process that adds meaning to inco…
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
b) the absolute threshold
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Vocabulary - Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
The stimulation of sense organs.
The selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory in…
In form perception, progression from individual elements to t…
In form perception, a progression from the whole to the eleme…
Sensation
The stimulation of sense organs.
Perception
The selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory in…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
sensory habituation
cock-tail party phenomenon
(TERM) the process by which stimulus is transformed into neur…
(TERM) decreasing responsiveness to a stimuli because of cons…
(TERM) perception of sensation more strongly or weakly due to…
(TERM) the phenomenon in which one notices his or her name be…
transduction
(TERM) the process by which stimulus is transformed into neur…
sensory adaptation
(TERM) decreasing responsiveness to a stimuli because of cons…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 (Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Bottom-Up Processing
Perception
Top-Down Processing
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Selecting, organizing, and interpreting what comes in your wi…
Guided by higher level mental processes, such as experience,…
Sensation
Detecting physical energy from the environment and encoding i…
Bottom-Up Processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Terms: Chapter 4 (Sensation and Perception)
audition
outer ear
middle ear
inner ear
sense or act of hearing
pinna, auditory canal, and eardrum, which funnel sound waves…
hammer, anvil, and stirrup, which concentrate eardrum vibrati…
cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs, which gene…
audition
sense or act of hearing
outer ear
pinna, auditory canal, and eardrum, which funnel sound waves…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation
Sensation
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
activation of our senses
Transduction
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
Sensory Adaptation
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception Vocab
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
activation of the senses
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
the translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
sensation
activation of the senses
perception
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
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AP Psychology- Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing
Top-down Processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory adaptation
Sensory habituation (perceptual adapta…
Cocktail-party phenomenon
The transforming of stimulus energies, such as sights, sounds…
Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation
Our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
the ability to attend selectively to one person's speech in t…
Transduction
The transforming of stimulus energies, such as sights, sounds…
Sensory adaptation
Diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation
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Chapter 4- Sensation and Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up Processing (BUP)
Top-down Processing (TDP)
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
AP Psychology - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation (Also Called Perce…
Cocktail-Party Phenomenon
The action or process of converting something and especially…
A change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory syste…
The decrease of a response to a repeated eliciting stimulus t…
The phenomenon of being able to focus one's auditory attentio…
Transduction
The action or process of converting something and especially…
Sensory Adaptation
A change over time in the responsiveness of the sensory syste…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception Vocab
Transduction
Sensory Adaption
Cocktail Party Phenomenon
Selective attention
Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
Decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulation
refers to our ability to carry on and follow a single convers…
The focus of attention on one particular stimulus or task at…
Transduction
Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
Sensory Adaption
Decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulation
AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception Vocab
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
activation of the senses
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
the translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
sensation
activation of the senses
perception
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
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#4 Sensation & Perception (AP Psychology)
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-Down Processing
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
-When perceiving an object, we use only the features of the o…
- We perceive by filling in gaps in what we sense, this inclu…
Sensation
-The process by which you detect physical energy from your en…
Perception
-The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensa…
Ap Psychology chapter 4- sensation and perception
Sensation
Bottom-up Processing
Perception
Top-down Processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Bottom-up Processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
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AP Psychology Sensation and Perception Chapter 4
Transduction
Fovea
Vestibular sense
Sensory Adaptation
Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
"Point of central focus". Spot on the back of the retina that…
the sense of body movement and position, including the sense…
diminished sensitivity as a consequence of constant stimulation
Transduction
Conversion of one form of energy into another. In sensation,…
Fovea
"Point of central focus". Spot on the back of the retina that…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
b) the absolute threshold
c) The water in a swimming pool seems…
b) perception
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
Which one would involve sensory adaptation?... a) You no longer…
Which of the following is a process that adds meaning to inco…
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
b) the absolute threshold
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception (Chapter 4)
Sensation
Perception
Psychophysics
Stimulus
The stimulation of sense organs
Selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory input
Study of how physical stimuli are translated into psychologic…
Detectable input from the environment
Sensation
The stimulation of sense organs
Perception
Selection, organization, and interpretation of sensory input
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory adaptation
Process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor ... produces…
Process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... It's more me…
Transformation of 1 form of energy into another especially ... t…
Loss of responsiveness in receptor cell after stimulation has…
Sensation
Process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor ... produces…
Perception
Process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... It's more me…
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AP Psychology Terms: Chapter 4 (Sensation and Perception)
audition
outer ear
middle ear
inner ear
sense or act of hearing
pinna, auditory canal, and eardrum, which funnel sound waves…
hammer, anvil, and stirrup, which concentrate eardrum vibrati…
cochlea, semicircular canals, and vestibular sacs, which gene…
audition
sense or act of hearing
outer ear
pinna, auditory canal, and eardrum, which funnel sound waves…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
b) the absolute threshold
c) The water in a swimming pool seems…
b) perception
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
Which one would involve sensory adaptation?... a) You no longer…
Which of the following is a process that adds meaning to inco…
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
b) the absolute threshold
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
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AP Psychology: Sensation and Perception
Absolute threshold
Accommodation
Selective Attention
Parallel Processing
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
the process by which a person can selectively pick out one me…
The ability for the brain to process many things at once.
Absolute threshold
In neuroscience and psychophysics, an absolute threshold is d…
Accommodation
involves altering one's existing schemas, or ideas, as a resu…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4 (Sensation and Perception)
Gustation
Olfaction
Vestibular Sense
Kinesthetic Sense
The sense of taste.
Sense of smell.
Sense of body orientation with respect to gravity.
Sense of body position and movement of body parts related to…
Gustation
The sense of taste.
Olfaction
Sense of smell.
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AP Psychology Sensation and Perception Chapter 4
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation/Perceptual Adaption
Sensation
The signals are transformed into neural impulses.
Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
Perception of sensations partially due to how focused we are…
Activation of our senses (eyes, ears, etc).
Transduction
The signals are transformed into neural impulses.
Sensory Adaptation
Decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation & Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory adaptation
Process of detecting, converting, and transmitting from the e…
Process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensory in…
Transformation of one form of energy to another—especially wh…
Diminished sensitivity with constant stimulation; loss of r…
Sensation
Process of detecting, converting, and transmitting from the e…
Perception
Process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting sensory in…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 4 : Sensation and Perception
sensation
synesthesia
example of synesthesia
outside stimulus
allows us to receive information from the world around us
the rare condition in which a person experiences more than on…
a person who can hear and see a sound
ex. the sound of your mother's voice, activate sensory recept…
sensation
allows us to receive information from the world around us
synesthesia
the rare condition in which a person experiences more than on…
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AP Psychology: Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception People
Max Wertheimer
Young & Helmholtz
Hering
Fechner
Gestalt (Principal of Visual Perception--- Organized wholes)
Trichromatic Theory
Opponent process Theory
Psychophysics guy- relationship between physical characterist…
Max Wertheimer
Gestalt (Principal of Visual Perception--- Organized wholes)
Young & Helmholtz
Trichromatic Theory
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Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Absolute Threshold
Difference Threshold
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
psychological process through which we interpret sensory info…
weakest amount of stimulus that can be sensed
psychological process through which we interpret sensory stim…
Sensation
the stimulation of sensory receptors and the transmission of…
Perception
psychological process through which we interpret sensory info…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception Vocab
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
activation of the senses
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
the translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
sensation
activation of the senses
perception
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
61 terms
Psychology: AP* Edition - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
-the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produ…
-is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... -draws…
-the transformation of one form of energy to another, especia…
-the diminishing responsiveness of sensory systems to prolong…
sensation
-the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produ…
perception
-is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... -draws…
68 terms
Psychology: AP* Edition - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
Sensation is the process by which stimulation of a sensory re…
Perception is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningfu…
Transduction is the transformation of one form of energy to a…
Sensory adaptation is the diminishing responsiveness of senso…
sensation
Sensation is the process by which stimulation of a sensory re…
perception
Perception is a process that makes sensory patterns meaningfu…
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Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation Perception
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. It is perce…
transformation of one form of energy into another-especially…
loss of responsiveness in receptor cells that after stimulati…
sensation
the process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor produc…
perception
a process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. It is perce…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Vocab: Sensation and Perception
Behavior Genetics
Environment
Chromosomes
DNA
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
Threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
Behavior Genetics
The study of the relative power and limits of genetic and env…
Environment
Every non-genetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the p…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Cocktail Party Effect
Process of receiving a stimulus from the external environment…
An organization of sensory material into meaningful experienc…
In sensation, the transforming of stimulus energies, such as…
Phenomenon where in a group we can focus on a conversation in…
Sensation
Process of receiving a stimulus from the external environment…
Perception
An organization of sensory material into meaningful experienc…
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AP Psychology Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception Vocab
sensation
perception
transduction
sensory adaptation
activation of the senses
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
the translation of incoming stimuli into neural signals
decreasing responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulat…
sensation
activation of the senses
perception
the process of understanding and interpreting sensations
45 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Sensation
Perception
Transduction
Sensory adaptation
Process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor ... produces…
Process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... It's more me…
Transformation of 1 form of energy into another especially ... t…
Loss of responsiveness in receptor cell after stimulation has…
Sensation
Process by which stimulation of a sensory receptor ... produces…
Perception
Process that makes sensory patterns meaningful. ... It's more me…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Feature Detectors
Percept
Binding Problem
Bottom-Up Processing
Specialized group of cells dedicated to the detection of spec…
What we perceive - not just a sensation but the associated me…
Process used by the brain to combine the results of many sens…
Perception always involves taking sensory data into the syste…
Feature Detectors
Specialized group of cells dedicated to the detection of spec…
Percept
What we perceive - not just a sensation but the associated me…
AP Psychology Chapter 4 - Sensation and Perception
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
b) the absolute threshold
c) The water in a swimming pool seems…
b) perception
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
Which one would involve sensory adaptation?... a) You no longer…
Which of the following is a process that adds meaning to inco…
e) from the sense organs to the brain.
The sensory pathways carry information... a) from the brain to t…
b) the absolute threshold
Which one refers to the least amount of stimulation that your…
76 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception
Transduction
Sensory Adaptation
Sensory Habituation
Sensation
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
our perception of sensations is partially due to how focused…
activation of our senses
Transduction
a process during which signals are transferred into neural im…
Sensory Adaptation
decreased responsiveness to stimuli due to constant stimulati…
63 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 4 (Sensation and Perception)
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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