Perception is our awareness and our impressions of things.


Factoids tagged with "Perception"

There is No Such Thing as Objective Truth Myth

The idea that all truth is subjective, that there is no objective truth, is a myth. Everything either has an absolute truth value (even if we can’t know it) or is an opinion or belief.

Plants Have Senses Fact

Plant senses don’t work the same as human senses, but generally speaking, plants can see, hear, smell, feel, react, and even think.

Stability Breeds Instability Fact

Stability isn’t necessarily destabilizing, but as Hyman Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis eludes: longterm stability breeds instability and diminishes resilience in economic markets, mainly due to psychological factors.

Tableware Affects the Taste of Food Fact

According to recent food science, tableware (plates, cups, and cutlery) affect the taste of food along with a number of other factors like color, smell, sound, and more.

People Can Multitask Effectively Myth

People can’t multitask effectively. Giving simultaneous attention to tasks, or alternating and dividing attention between tasks, reduces the performance of at least one task.

Blog Posts tagged with "Perception"

Giving Names to Concepts

We discuss “giving names to concepts” (defining terms), identifying with terms, be identified by terms, and the implications of this.

Conspiracy Theories Explained

Conspiracy theories are sets of one more speculative hypotheses, backed by fallacious reasoning, that suppose a conspiracy.