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exteroception

Any form of sensation that results from stimuli located outside the body and is detected by exteroceptors, including vision, hearing, touch or pressure, heat, cold, pain, smell, and taste. ...

exteroception

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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... n. Any form of sensation that results from stimuli located outside the body and is detected by exteroceptors , including vision, hearing, touch or pressure, heat, cold, pain, smell, and taste. Compare interoception , kinaesthesis , proprioception . exteroceptive adj. [From Latin exterus exterior + English receptor + - ion indicating an action, process, or...

exteroception

exteroception  

Any form of sensation that results from stimuli located outside the body and is detected by exteroceptors, including vision, hearing, touch or pressure, heat, cold, pain, smell, and taste. Compare ...
interoception

interoception  

Any form of sensation arising from stimulation of interoceptors and conveying information about the state of the internal organs and tissues, blood pressure, and the fluid, salt, and sugar levels in ...
exteroceptor

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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... n. Any of several sensory receptors specialized for exteroception , whether a somatic receptor or a telereceptor . Compare interoceptor , proprioceptor...

interoception

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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... n . Any form of sensation arising from stimulation of interoceptors and conveying information about the state of the internal organs and tissues, blood pressure, and the fluid, salt, and sugar levels in the blood. See also internal sense . Compare exteroception , kinaesthesis , proprioception . [From inter ( i ) o ( r ) ( re ) ception...

proprioception

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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...gravity, of one's body parts relative to one another, and of acceleration and changes in position, the information being supplied by proprioceptors . See joint sense , muscle sense , static sense , tendon sense . See also internal sense , kinaesthesis . Compare exteroception , interoception . proprioceptive adj . [From Latin proprius one's own + English receptor + Latin -ion indicating an action, process, or...

perception

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Fred Dretske

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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681 words

.... The extraction and use of information about one's environment (exteroception) and one's own body (proprioception). The external senses—sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste—though overlapping to some extent, are distinguished primarily by the kind of information they convey (e.g. about light, pressure, sound, and temperature). Proprioception concerns stimuli arising within, and carrying information about, one's own body: acceleration, position and orientation of limbs, and so on. Perception is of either things or facts. Seeing an object or an event...

pain, philosophical perspectives

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The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

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2010
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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...feeling a pain in a bodily location cannot be a form of genuine perception, i.e. exteroception . The only sense, then, in which ‘perception’ may be used in relation to feeling pain is introspection , a form of perception‐like inspection of the contents (mental objects/qualities) of one's consciousness. On the other hand, the externalist objectualist, by identifying pain with tissue damage, has no difficulty in taking feeling pain as genuine perception, as exteroception. Indeed, this is the primary motivation for this view. But then she goes against the...

exteroceptive

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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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2015
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exteroceptive

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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2015
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English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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