DIRECT PERCEPTION By N., Sam M.S. - 509 A theory that we can perceive an object on distal stimulus alone. See ecological perception. Compare constructivism. DIRECT PERCEPTION: "Direct perception implies that we can perceive an object without the use of memory and other processes." Related Psychology Terms STIMULUS (literally “goad”) Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Identifying Relevant Theories and Models ECOLOGICAL STUDIES HABIT CEREBRAL CORTEX EMOTION (Theories) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIRECT PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/direct-perception/ (accessed February 7, 2023).