perceptual experience

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Noun1.perceptual experience - the representation of what is perceivedperceptual experience - the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
figure - a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground
ground - a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
pattern, form, shape - a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
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Naive realism entails that perceptual experience is object-dependent in a very strong sense.
Does our understanding of everyday concepts rely on our perceptual experience, and our ability to sense them?
To date, however, it remains unknown how the human brain shapes our perceptual experience of being a body somewhere in space, and whether the regions that have been identified in rats are involved in this process.
Mental images are commonly understood as representations in the mind of a perceptual experience when that perceptual experience is not physically present.
The chapter on intentional theories features three different theories, which concern primarily differences in the relationship between representational content and the phenomenology of perceptual experience.
The multidimensional perceptual experience of color includes aspects of fidelity (that is, similarity to appearance under a reference source, such as daylight), preference (that is, desirable appearances for colors), and discrimination (that is, the ability to distinguish between similarly colored objects).
The study, led by Baycrest's Rotman Research Institute (RRI), in collaboration with the University of Texas at Dallas, is one of the most ambitious and complex yet for elucidating the brain's ability to evoke a memory by reactivating the parts of the brain that were engaged during the original perceptual experience.
With the range of new 3D products now available for home use, the quality of viewing is not based solely on image related aspects but is also tied explicitly to human vision development and the human perceptual experience.
Thus, perceptual experience is not only the domain of primary silence but, as an inscription into openness, it is also originary genesis, disclosing the hidden logos that grounds and pervades the explicit logos as a collection of phenomena into styles, patterns, space and time locations and thus into a lived world.
Pain is a perceptual experience (no brain, no pain).
of Notre Dame) offers a jargon-free exploration of architecture as a perceptual experience.

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