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Human Perception deals with the way the mind perceives the stimuli around you. Learn how your senses function and help you recognize your environment.

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Mind, as used in psychology and philosophy, the part of a person that thinks, and that experiences such feelings as enjoyment, annoyance, anxiety, love, and hate.


Can optimism make you healthier?

Can optimism make you healthier?

Optimism is a nice trait to have. But can optimism make you healthier as it helps you look on the bright side? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do women have a better sense of taste than men?

Do women have a better sense of taste than men?

Studies have found that girls are better at recognizing tastes than boys. Find out why women have a better sense of taste than men at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What causes 'old person' smell?

What causes 'old person' smell?

We may not know how to describe it very well, but we all recognize 'old person' smell. Learn what causes 'old person' smell at HowStuffWorks. See more »

6 Reasons Why We're Fascinated by the Royal Family

6 Reasons Why We're Fascinated by the Royal Family

What's all the media craze about the royal baby? Dr. Nicole Joseph, DFH blogger and licensed psychiatrist, weighs in on the royal baby story. See more »

Break the Cycle of Negative Thinking

Break the Cycle of Negative Thinking

Break the cycle of negative thinking and take steps towards a more positive, fulfilling approach to life. Make changes towards a better you. See more »

5 Ways to Build Self-confidence

5 Ways to Build Self-confidence

Building self-confidence just takes a little practice and action. See these five ways to build self-confidence to get started. See more »

What is metacognition?

What is metacognition?

Metacognition strategies can help you learn better. Learn about metacognition in this article. See more »

Awaken Your Senses Pictures

Awaken Your Senses Pictures

Awaken your senses pictures explain ways to improve your senses. To learn more about ways to improve your senses view our awaken your senses pictures. See more »

Perception

Perception

Perception is a term used in the study and practice of psychology. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the term perception. See more »

Conscience

Conscience

Conscience is a term used in the study and practice of psychology. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the term conscience. See more »