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    In about 300 words explain the relationship between perception and attention. Provide specific examples in your explanation.

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    The Relationship Between Perception and Attention

    Perception and attention; while they are two independent mechanisms - because of the intertwined relations they share; they are relevant to each other. Attention is the state of focused awareness on a division of available perceptual information. Attention is somewhat of a difficult phenomenon to study as it is very intricate; multifaceted; and intertwined with perception. As such, attention can be indirect, top-down, or motivationally driven in nature; attention-grabbing and bottom-up; focal or global; or it can be directed at objects, properties, or spaces (Friston, 2010; Hohwy, 2012).

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    The relationship between perception and attention are determined.