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    Distinguish between bottom-up and top-down processes in the study of perception? Please provide a brief explanation of each process and include an example of each type of process.

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    Psychologists studying perception distinguish between bottom-up and top-down processes. Perception is the process by which organisms interpret and organize sensation to produce a meaningful experience of the world. Sensation usually refers to the immediate, relatively unprocessed result of stimulation of sensory receptors in the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, or skin. Perception, on the other hand, better describes one's ultimate experience of the world and typically involves further processing of ...

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    This solution includes a brief description of two perceptual processes, e.g., bottom-up and top-down perceptual processes, and then provides excellent examples to aid in understanding each perceptual process.

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