Perceptual Set: Definition and Examples

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An individual's unique view is called his or her:

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1. Perception is influenced by:

2. Human beings tend to pay attention to some things and ignore others when faced with new information because of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Read about perceptual set with this worksheet. Quiz questions will test what you know about things like an individual's unique view and how perception is influenced.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to help you to:

  • Understand why people pay attention to certain things and ignore others when new information comes into play
  • Identify what is the result of previous experiences
  • Recognize what happened in the example where ten different people describe the same thing

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will teach you the following study skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about our previous experiences in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why people tend to pay attention to certain things instead of others where new information is involved
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about perceptual set

Additional Learning

Review this lesson called Perceptual Set: Definition, Examples & Quiz to learn more about perceptual set. This lesson will cover the following:

  • Define perceptual set
  • Identify examples of perceptual set
  • Understand how each person's point of view can differ
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