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The map is not the territory

The map is not the territory | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
As we’ve already begun to discover from previous posts we don’t so much see as perceive. Our eyes and brain don’t function like a camera; light falling on our retina is only the beginning...

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Making Sense of the World, Several Senses at a Time

Making Sense of the World, Several Senses at a Time | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Our five senses–sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell–seem to operate independently, as five distinct modes of perceiving the world. In reality, however, they collaborate closely to enable the mind to better understand its surroundings. We can become aware of this collaboration under special circumstances. In some cases, a sense may covertly influence the one we think is dominant. When visual information clashes with that from sound, sensory crosstalk can cause what we see to alter what we hear.


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