The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; -- distinguished from conception.
The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
The processing, organization, and interpretation of sensory signals that result in an internal representation of the stimulus. go to glossary index
the way we sort out information we receive, using our experience.
an intuitive judgement based on personal experience, heuristics and available information.
the experience of meanings — pattern matching.