• Whereas the former research generally focused on the cognitive processes involved in forming impressions of individuals, research on group perception examined the content of stereotypes and the conditions under which they are used in social judgment. (google.com)
  • One proposal to explain how social perceptions provides information needed for impression formation is by approaching the behavior with an implicit personality theory outlook. (definitions.net)
  • Although the perception of time is subjective and usually depends on the relevant situation, the discovery that time appears to pass more slowly for depressed individuals is significant. (psychcentral.com)
  • Researchers believe future studies are needed to clearly differentiate between the subjective perception of the passage of time and the ability to estimate the length of precisely defined time intervals. (psychcentral.com)
  • Without denying that learning can play some role in perception, many theorists took the position that perceptual organization reflects innate properties of the brain itself. (britannica.com)
  • and 3) to help in designing devices to restore perception to those who have lost some (or all) and also to devise treatments for other perceptual problems. (slideshare.net)
  • Many psychologists who deal with perceptual function hold that the study of space perception is rapidly becoming a distinct branch of psychology in its own right. (britannica.com)
  • Space perception research also offers insight into ways that perceptual behaviour helps orient the individual to the environment. (britannica.com)
  • In contemporary philosophy, the phrase 'the contents of perception' means, roughly, what is conveyed to the subject by her perceptual experience. (stanford.edu)
  • An analogous use of "the contents of perception" would pick out what is 'in the mind' when one has a perceptual experience. (stanford.edu)
  • Bottom-up processing refers to the fact that perceptions are built from sensory input. (urbandictionary.com)
  • Perception can be split into two processes, (1) processing the sensory input, which transforms these low-level information to higher-level information (e.g., extracts shapes for object recognition), (2) processing which is connected with a person's concepts and expectations (or knowledge), restorative and selective mechanisms (such as attention) that influence perception. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically, researchers in perception simply accept the apparent physical world particularly as it is described in those branches of physics concerned with electromagnetic energy , optics, and mechanics. (britannica.com)
  • Using qualitative data collection methods, researchers focused on the organizational, environmental, situational, and human factors that influence risk perception and tolerance and their effect on decisionmaking. (cdc.gov)
  • By using a bottom-up approach, researchers were able to more accurately assess SSG mine workers' perceptions of risky job tasks and what factors influence the decisions they make while performing these tasks. (cdc.gov)
  • Open Perception is founded by a global community of researchers and engineers for the benefit of the industrial and research 3D perception communities. (willowgarage.com)
  • The researchers identified CALHM1, a channel in the walls of taste receptor cells, as a necessary component in the process of sweet, bitter, and umami (savory) taste perception. (redorbit.com)
  • Based on all the evidence, the researchers concluded that CALHM1 is an ATP-release channel required for sweet, bitter, and umami taste perception. (redorbit.com)
  • Researchers from UZH have discovered how the perception of meaning changes in the brain under the influence of LSD. (eurekalert.org)
  • To measure fall perception, researchers presented study participants with a sound at different times relative to a supervised fall. (newkerala.com)
  • PBS must guard against the public perception that editorial control might have been exercised by program funders. (pbs.org)
  • Results suggest that the best methods for combating loneliness are those that change a person's perceptions and incorrect assumptions about themselves and the people around them. (psychcentral.com)
  • The common theory of perception is based on the philosophy that there is an external world that is real to which we react - however that is an Aristotlean (look him up you stupid lazy kids) dictatorship which is imposed on the masses who reside inside the educational system and have come wired up to it like humans wired up to the matrix. (urbandictionary.com)
  • Of course, there are so many ramifications, variations, and middle points between these two main theories in the Philosophy of Mind , but almost all of them will have something to say about perception. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • The reliability of our perception has been put into dispute since ancient philosophy. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • If you don't like the story your living, then change the perception. (lifehack.org)
  • Even if it's the memory of how good everything smelled or how relaxing everything felt for a moment, knowing that you were the one that created it will be even more rewarding when you know that you are the one having the power to change the perception of living! (bellaonline.com)
  • Since the rise of experimental psychology in the 19th century, psychology's understanding of perception has progressed by combining a variety of techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a scientific enterprise, however, the investigation of perception has especially developed as part of the larger discipline of psychology . (britannica.com)
  • Realists believe that there is a concrete, measurable reality, irrespective of whether we are aware of it or not, and that this reality is accessed by our sense perception in a fairly accurate and truthful way. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • On the other side of the debate are those who claim that our reality is more or less a mental construct and that we can never know how reality is, or what it is, because whatever we claim to know about, our reality is always limited and mediated by our sense perception and our internal representations of 'external reality. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • Whatever we see, observe or measure is ultimately through our sense perception. (bibliotecapleyades.net)
  • In short, a totally impartial perception of the mass of sensations within the body is direct perception of the psyche and the spiritual self. (amazonaws.com)
  • For the 1934 book by Joseph Banks Rhine, see Extrasensory Perception (book) . (wikipedia.org)
  • Extrasensory perception , ESP or Esper , also called sixth sense or second sight , includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1930s, at Duke University in North Carolina, J. B. Rhine and his wife Louisa E. Rhine conducted investigation into extrasensory perception. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cox concluded "There is no evidence of extrasensory perception either in the 'average man' or of the group investigated or in any particular individual of that group. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scientific consensus does not view extrasensory perception as a real phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many criticisms pertaining to experiments involving extrasensory perception, particularly surrounding methodological flaws. (wikipedia.org)
  • Feather is seeking accounts of possible extrasensory perception related to military service. (angelfire.com)
  • With inspiration from the Olives' story, Dr. Sally Rhine Feather, director of development for the Rhine Research Center in Durham, is seeking accounts of possible extrasensory perception related to military service. (angelfire.com)
  • The Oxford English Dictionary credits J.B. Rhine with coining the term extrasensory perception to describe the phenomenon. (angelfire.com)
  • Differential cue weighting in perception and production of consonant voicing. (purdue.edu)
  • Such fundamental philosophical assertions as the existence of a physical world, however, are taken for granted among most of those who study perception from a scientific perspective. (britannica.com)
  • Perception™, also known as @ithinkthatway has a pretty strong presence on Twitter and is ranked by us in the 60% percentile for account strength. (twittercounter.com)
  • Active on Twitter since May 2010, Perception™ made it to having a whopping 3,784,826 Twitter followers and to being ranked 236 for number of followers among all Twitter users. (twittercounter.com)
  • It seems like Perception™ doesn't have a very wide-reaching attentiveness to their posts on Twitter, with an audience attentiveness score of 20%, which stems from being tracked on 5,413 Twitter lists and normalized to their 3,784,826 followers. (twittercounter.com)
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  • The first problem is to analyze the physiological basis for this spatial perception or, as it is expressed, the projection of the retina into space. (britannica.com)
  • That finding replicates previous research on social projection that shows perceptions of group characteristics depend, in part, on people's perceptions of themselves. (brown.edu)
  • It's important to be conscious of your perception, because if you're not, someone else will create it for you. (lifehack.org)
  • Much contemporary research in perception is directed toward inferring specific features of brain function from such behaviour as the reports ( introspections ) people give of their sensory experiences. (britannica.com)
  • People could not orient themselves to their environments , however, unless the environmental information reaching them through the various sense organs offered a perception of space that corresponds to their physical "reality. (britannica.com)
  • If you bring them all together, it's like bringing people with abnormal perceptions together, and they're not necessarily going to click. (psychcentral.com)
  • These results may therefore one day benefit people suffering from psychiatric disorders characterized by an altered perception of meaning, such as depression, phobias and addictions. (eurekalert.org)