PSY 360 Week #2 DQ 1 (2)
PSY 360 Week #2 DQ 1 (2)
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PSY 360 WEEK 2 DQ 1 What are the different types of perception How do the different types of perception come together to determine cognitive functioning Is it possible for a person to function cognitively solely on one type of perception Explain why or why not Perception on its own is useless however pair it with sensation and we can then interpret our world Perception is the way we interpret sensations taste feel smell hear and see and make sense of the surrounding world The types of perception pertaining to vision include shape color brightness size and distance Of course the more senses that work into the environment the different perceptions a person would have Object recognition pulls all of these perceptions together and allows us to determine our next action More than 50 percent of our cerebral cortex is responsible for visual functions Matlin 2009 Other aspects come into play in the recognition of something viewer centered representation and object centered representation Viewer centered representation is specific to how you store what the object looks like to you Objectcentered representation locations of the object39s parts are defined relative to the object Can a person function cognitively solely on one type of perception A person who is born blind has never seen the color red or a sunset They lack visual perception but they may still have auditory perception and the ability to feel taste and smell And vice versa The perceptions we have make up the world as we know it A person who can only determine the shape of an object and nothing else is not going to be able to describe that object accurately other than its shape However a person who is missing a certain perception can use other senses to recognize the object A person with visual agnosia has difficulty recognizing objects using vision but can do so using other senses
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