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SENSATION AND PERCEPTION PSYCHOLOGY 312 Introduction
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Section Outline Course logistics Rejection of naïve realism Why study perception? Three approaches to studying perception
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What is sensation and perception? Sensation: Detecting environmental energy (light, sound, etc), and sending signals to the brain Perception: Interpreting sensations as meaningful experiences
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What is sensation and perception?
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