1. Describe the role of perception in cognitive psychology.
Cognitive Psychology is concerned with advances in the study of memory, language processing, perception, and problem solving, and thinking (Logan, 2009, http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622807/description#description).
Thus, as one key area of study, perception plays a major role in Cognitive Psychology. Specifically, perception is the conscious mental registration of a sensory stimulus (Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. ?2007 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc). Said another way, perception are mental processes by which intellectual, sensory, ...
Describes the role of perception in cognitive psychology. Supplemented with articles on perception.