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Relationship Between Sensation and Perception

Sensation and perception are closely linked. What is the central distinction between the two? Provide two examples of perception and sensation and then an example of how sensation leads to perception.

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What is the central distinction between sensation and perception?

Sensations represent what human beings bring in from their environment into their brain wherein they are passively experiencing sensations such as smell, touch, hearing, sight, and don't have to consciously engage in these senses as they are ingrained within the human psyche and function as a way of sight, smell, and hearing. Perception is the active process wherein humans analyze what they have seen, heard, and smelt to interpret these sensations that have been brought into the brain to ...

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The relationship between sensation and perceptions are examined.