PERCEPTION

noun. the procedure or outcome of becoming conscious of items, unions, and events by way of the senses, that comprises activities like acknowledging, viewing, and discriminating. These activities enable living beings to order and interpret the stimulants received into meaningful insight.

PERCEPTION: "Some optical illusions rely solely on individual perception."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perception/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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