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What is perception?

The process by which the brain analyses and makes sense out of incoming sensory information.

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What are the three areas of perception?

Segregation of objects, perception of distance and recognition.

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What is object segregation?

Object segregation involves perception of figure (the object), ground (the background) and the organisation of stimuli into coherent patterns.