Definition of perception – –
Perception is an intellectual process where an individual organizes and interprets his sensory to give meaning to the environment. A perception is in formed , appraised ,aware , sharp and observant. Perception works in different ways for different people , for example , a common man’s perception of robbers on a lonely road may be to surrender but a Bruce lee and jackie chan will have a totally different perception . perception uses all the five senses of sight , sound , touch,taste and smell to create images and produce a behavior. While perception is an intellectual process or mind game , the results produced are very real and not imaginary. for example , a positive perception of doing well in an exam will move a student to study whereas a negative perception may cause avoidance behavior and failure.
Everyone is Different –
perception differs from person to person and time to time, A person with a negative perception about an event may suddenly develop a positive perception once perception and awareness enter into his conditioning. For Example , the fear of water lasts only until one learns to swim.