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After reading Chapter three, Sensing the World Around Us; Sensation means that it encompasses the processes by which our sense organs receive information from the environment. Where as Perception is the brains and the sense organs’ sorting out, interpretation, analysis, and integration of stimuli. The most significant difference between the two are sensation can be thought of as an organism’s first encounter with a raw sensory stimulus, whereas perception is the process by
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Unformatted text preview: which that stimulus is interpreted, analyzed, and integrated with other sensory information. An example of perception would be, if you are walking away from your house yet still looking back at your house, a person may perceive it as getting smaller, although we know that is not the case. An example of sensation would be, if someone is having a panic attack and are hyperventilating, they may feel as if they can not breathe....
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