SENSATION

1. Experience through the senses. 2. A unit of experience produced by stimulating a sensory receptor. 3. A structural element that is one of the three elements of mental experience.

SENSATION: "We feel a sensation when a sensory receptor cell is activated."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SENSATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensation/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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