Can you really trust your senses and the interpretation of sensory data
Assignment 1: Sensory Perceptions
Can you really trust your senses and the interpretation of sensory data to give you an accurate view of the world? Describe and discuss the accuracy and the weaknesses of the human senses as they pertain to thinking in general and to your own thinking in particular.
Write a two (2) page paper in which you:
- Provide at least three (3) reasons for believing in the accuracy or inaccuracy of sensory information.
- Identify and describe at least three (3) factors contributing to the accuracy of sensory data.
- Discuss the role of memory with regard to the interpretation and evaluation of sensory data.
- Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Your textbook may count as one (1) source. At least one (1) of your sources must be obtained from the collection of databases accessible from the Learning Resources Center Web page.