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  1. Julian Hochberg

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0655

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Hochberg, J. 2010. Perception. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–3.

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  1. Columbia University

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Perception refers to the experience of obtaining sensory information about the world of people, things, and events and the underlying processes.