PERCEPTUAL SET

1. a transient readiness to understand particular items or occurrences instead of others. 2. a schema or frame of reference which impacts the manner that an individual understands items, occurrences, or individuals.

PERCEPTUAL SET: "The reason you view the countryside as peaceful, and I as boring, is because we possess to very different perceptual sets about the countryside."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEPTUAL SET," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceptual-set/ (accessed April 8, 2020).
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