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"Our assumptions and expectations may give us a perceptual set - a predisposition to interpret an ambiguous stimulus one way to rather than another" Myers and Jeeves (p. 61). In light of this statement, what are two examples of how you and another person have differed in your perception of the same event.

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"Our assumptions and expectations may give us a perceptual set - a predisposition to interpret an ambiguous stimulus one way to rather than another" Myers and Jeeves (p. 61). In light of this statement, what are two examples of how you and another person have differed in your perception of the same event.   

 

(1)  Pasquale and I looked up in the sky.  He thought it was a bird.  I thought it was a plane.  We were both wrong. 

 

(2)  Enrique and I saw a man holding a firearm.  He thought it was a criminal.  I thought it was a plainclothes cop. 

    

 Oct 27, 2020

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