Sensation And Perception Essay

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What is sensation and perception? Are they the same thing? Sensation is defined as when information interacts with sensory receptors such as the eyes, ears, tongue, nostrils and skin. Whereas, perception is the interpretation of what is sensed. Therefore, they are not the same thing but something that works hand in hand with each other. “According to the Gibsons’ ecological view it is said we directly perceive information that exists in the world around us.” In other words, “perception brings us into contact with the environment in order to interact with and adapt to it.” According to Gibson perception is initially global and becomes increasingly differentiated over time (Gogate, Walker-Andrews, Bahrick, 2001) .” He said “infants’ general sensitivity to be redundant information in bimodal events enables them to detect such relations in arbitrarily linked patterns of audible and visible stimulation, including words and objects or actions (Gogate, et al, 2001).” Therefore, this could explain why infants prefer…show more content…
Within this study “they measured looking times for both infants and adults in the same paired-comparison task using all possible pairs of eight colors: four hues which were red, yellow, green and blue at two lightness levels dark and light (Taylor, Schloss, Palmer, Franklin, 2013).” They found adults were similar to…show more content…
This adorable toy is bright with pink, purple, green, yellow, white, blue and black colors. The mat has images of animals which include a zebra, monkeys, frog and a few other animals. At one end of the gym is a plastic piano in which the child can use their feet to make sound. Then hanging at the top of the gym are several different toys which consists of different plastic hanging toys of bright colors and animal shapes. Also, hanging on the arch is a mirror for the child to see themselves in. Additionally, the piano can play long or short
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