Basic Behavioural Processes
Sensation, perceiving and consciousness
Definition: The process of coming to know or knowing the outside
People can perceive things the same-but do they?
To be aware of presence you are aware of the presence. Using the
senses is the first step.
The senses were referred to as the pathways to the mind.
If perception comes via senses, how many senses are there? Pg. 95
· Olfactory (smell)
· Gustatory (taste)
· Touch/haptic/cutaneous sense(s)pain, pressure, hot, cold
Psychophysics pg. 193-201