Friday, February 27, 2009

Stages of Perception

Date: 26 February 2009 (26.02.2009) Day: Thursday Time: 9.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.

What is perception? It is a fundamental process in all interpersonal communication encounters. Perception is the process of making sense of the world around us. Perception has its own 5 stages of how we perceive people,the processes that influence our perceptions, and some of the ways in which we can make our perceptions more accurate. The 5 Stages : (1) Selection -We select what we want to perceive (2) Organization -We arrange the information that we preceive from selection (3) Interpretation -we starts to interprets on the things that we perceive and organize in selection and organization (4) Memory -We don't retain all we select factors that influence long-term memory: -recency of time (today vs. 10 years from now) -frequency of use (Tv Channel) -importance (PIN no) -emotional connection (first kiss) -weirdness/uniqueness (sumo wrestle) (5) Stimulation

Our mind works in the strangiest way that we could ever imagine. We don't notice our brain has a lot to do with the way we perceive a person or something. It's just a simple matter but there's a lot of steps in it.


  1. ok, when do the stages of perception occur like in a linear pattern, circular pattern, one stage at a time, or what