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constructivetheories of perception

top-down (orconcept driven) theories that emphasise the need for severalsources of information in order to construct our perception of the world. In addition to information available in thesensory stimulus, we need to use higher cognitive processes,according to this theory, to interpret the informationappropriately.

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June 22nd 2021

cognitive neuroscience

a hybrid discipline aimed at identifying the biologicalbases of cognitive processes by combining techniques forthe study of cognitive processes with measures of physiological processes.