2007 Sensory Physiology

Factors determining awareness

The fundamental concept is that what the cortex "perceives" as reality is not identical to the original stimulus, and therefore the perception of the environment will vary from individual to individual and from species to species.

Optical illusion square 1 Optical illusion square 2 Optical illusion 3 faces
Optical illusions show that perception is not always an accurate representation of the world.


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