The main focus of the unit is to establish sense perception as a way of knowing and to highlight that human perception is limited and both impedes and limits our understanding of the world. Students should be able to identify physiological and cultural limitations to their own understanding of the world.
How can we know if our senses are reliable? What is the role of expectation or theory in sense perception? What is the role of language in sense perception?
Which of these building is in the rear of the photo?
What does this tell you about your perception?
And there are some very clear issues to do with our perception of colour…
And off to TED again for some thoughts on LISTENING: