Sensation and perception

United States, 1990

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Episode number 6 of Series “Psychology: the study of human behavior”.
Do our senses show us what is real or is reality merely a perceptual construction? This is a question which has challenged philosophers and psychologists alike since early times. Modern research shows that the senses filter reality, but that they can build a valid model of reality. Humans are very dependent on the sense of sight and the program looks closely at how vision works. Finally the influence of stress and other emotions on our perception of reality is explored.

Credits

production company

Coastline Community College

producer/director

Harry Ratner

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Psychology: the study of human behavior

Group of items

Psychology: the study of human behavior

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303172

Language

English

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Perception

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Senses and sensation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Vision

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Senses and sensation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Vision

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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