intimately related, sensation and perception play two complimentary but
different roles in how we interpret our world. 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.
chapter will describe various theories related to these two concepts and
explain the important role they play in the field of psychology.
Through this chapter, you will gain a better idea of how our senses work and
how this information is organized and interpreted.
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