Single Idea 3482

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 5. Interpretation]

Full Idea

Psychologists have a lot of evidence to show that perception is a function of expectation.

Gist of Idea

Perception is a function of expectation


John Searle (The Rediscovery of the Mind [1992], Ch. 6.I.7)

Book Reference

Searle,John R.: 'The Rediscovery of the Mind' [MIT 1999], p.136