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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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October 28th 2021

action potential

 the nerveimpulse that travels down the axon andtriggers the release of neurotransmittersintoa synapse.