What is the difference between sensation and perception you ask? Don’t worry, I’ll tell you! But first a science joke…..
Why did the cloud date the fog?
Because he was so down to Earth!
HAHAHAHAHAHA ok now let’s get into some definitions
Sensation: aligns with transduction, which is the conversion of information from our internal and external environment into electrical signals in the nervous system. AKA what comes into our body through our sensory organs
Perception: processing all of this information to make sense of its significance. AKA what our brain does with that information
If you’re more of a visual person like myself, I made a nifty graphic to help you better understand!
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