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    Sensation and Perception

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    1. What role does experience play in object recognition and visual perception? Be sure to include a specific example from your experience.

    2. How does sensation and perception affect the five senses?

    3. What are the neurological foundations of taste, touch, and smell?

    4. How is the human motor system organized?

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    What role does experience play in object recognition and visual perception? Be sure to include a specific example from your experience.

    Perception can be viewed as everything to someone. Perception can be viewed as the manor in which things are recognized and interpreted, through the sensory stimuli based chiefly on one's memory, life experiences, or catching something through old information or through experiences i.e. when a teen see's a hot new red Mercedes convertible, and they have the means to own it, they immediately picture themselves behind the wheel, doing 100 on the highway, without a care in the world. You could say that, the teen could immediately recognize themselves as the owner and behind the wheel. Even though they may not have the means of paying for the high cost insurance, a job, a place to park it, or a way to maintain the maintenance, they still want to buy the car. They do not see the car as a liability, maintenance as a way to keep it running, or insurance as a way to keep it legally on the road but, they see them in it, their friends waiving at ...

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    Vision, senses, and motor control issues are emphasized.

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