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Chapter 4 discusses sensation and perception. How do the two work together? o Sensation refers to the process of sensing our environment through touch, taste, sight, sound, and smell. This information is sent to our brains in raw form where perception comes into play. Perception is the way we interpret these sensations and therefore make sense of everything around us. What role does selective attention and inattentional blindness play? o Selective attention: when many things happen around you and you choose to focus on one thing. o Inattentional blindness: when you become so focused on one object that you become unaware of other objects around you. Is there a relationship between the two? How does psychological
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