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Re: Difference between cognition and perception?
How odd -- I asked an almost identical question on the sci.cognitive
newgroup back in 1997. I wrote:
Hi there everyone,
I am looking for some reasonably precise definitions that are able to
elucidate the difference between "perception" and "cognition", as well
as any other concepts that may be relevant.
My general intuition would be that the process by which a physical
stimulus becomes a mental "state" is:
stimulus --> (transduction?) --> perception --> cognition --> (qualia?)
Are there more stages in this overall process, or less, or in a
Any help would be gratefully received.
I received no response. I would also love to hear if anyone can provide a
"definitive" defintion ;)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Woojay Jeon" <wjjeon@ECE.GATECH.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 6:34 PM
Subject: Difference between cognition and perception?
> I am wondering if anyone can clarify the exact difference between
> "cognition" and "perception", at least in terms of acoustics, and also
> provide some examples illustrating the difference?
> Woojay Jeon