The Cognitive Process Of Perception

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According to Gibson’s 1989 book organization and management, perception is a cognitive process that is used by individuals to interpret and understand the world around it. Gibson also explained that perception is the process of how individuals give meaning to their environment or surroundings. Meaning that each individual would give a meaning or interpretation of a stimulus differently to others even though the object in question is the same. Most of the time the way a person view the situation is often more important than the situation itself, It can be concluded that the definition of perception is a process of sensing, the stimulus received by an individual through the sensory organs and then interpreted so that the person can understand and know about the stimulus the individual has received. The process of interpreting the stimulus is usually influenced by the person’s experience and individual’s learning process. The world is full of stimuli that can attract our attention through various senses. This might include anything that can be seen, touched, tasted, smelled or heard. According to yuwachet siritham the process in which in we create our perceptions is done in three steps, which is. First we select, then secondly we sort, and finally the third one is we will interpret the data given by our environment. In the perception process we would first look at our environment and select the data from there, to do that we need to use our five senses, which are. Our sight ( using our eyes ), our smell ( using our nose ), our hearing ( using our ears), our feeling (using mostly skin), and our taste ( using our tongue). We use our senses as a window which we use to pass information from our environment into ourselves. In the select... ... middle of paper ... ...ricans believed that the Caucasians have a better chance at landing a job than them. That sentiment has shifted these past fifty years, but the some people criticize that the change is not good enough. This raises the moral question of “Are black Americans justified in believing they’re at such a disadvantage?”. The answer to that question is an astonishing yes, according to associate professor of economics and urban policy Derrick Hamilton of the new school of New York City. The Gallup poll has found that 3/5 of blacks in America believes that the Caucasians have a bigger advantage and a higher chance of getting a job that they are perfectly qualified for. This kind of situation could be caused by black Americans having a less positive label than the Caucasians, making people to assume and stereotype them in a view that they are not as good as Caucasian Americans
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