Levine, Michael W. Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.
Last reviewed:June 2020
- The senses
- Sense receptors
- Sense organs
- Common properties of the senses
- Multiple receptor types
- Processing to recognize changes
- Sensitivity and threshold
- Detection of differences
- Sensory pathways
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The obtaining of information from the environment through the agency of the sense organs. Sensation commonly includes the interpretation of that information as a particular attribute of the world or self. See also: Sense organ
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