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  Selective Perception
Research was conducted to establish the validity and the dynamics of selective perception.
A well-regarded study of selective perception was conducted by Hastorf and Cantrell (1954).
Selective perception is effected by both suggestion and expectation.
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 2.1. Perceptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Selective exposure is the tendency for individuals to expose themselves to those communications that are in agreement with their existing attitudes and to avoid those communications that are not.
Selective perception is the tendency for people’s perception to be influenced by wants, needs, attitudes, and other psychological factors.
Selective attention is the tendency for individuals to pay attention to those parts of a message that are consonant with strongly held attitudes, beliefs or behaviors and to avoid those parts of a message that go against strongly held attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors.
www.knowledgebank.irri.org /IPM/soccomm/2.1._Perceptions.htm   (187 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Selective perception is an explanation used to account for the fact that different people react to the same message in different ways C. Factors which have been shown to affect an individual's perceptions include cultural expectations, motivation, mood, and attitude II.
B. Selective perception, selective exposure, selective attention, selective retention, schema theory, subliminal perception theory and automatic exposure theories all take the position that the audience (receiver) is an ACTIVE participant in the communication process.
C. Perception research acknowledges the Principle of Necessary Ambiguity (Fearing, 1970) which says, in order to understand communication effects we must realize that "all communication contents are in some degree ambiguous" and that interpretation is part of the process of communication.
www.morris.umn.edu /~burkebr/spch3710ch4.txt   (463 words)

 BBS1002: Question 7b (Multiple Correct Answers Activity)
Selective perception means people like choose thing they like to perceive and leave out others they don't like.
Selection Perception is an organisational behaviour concept meaning what I like to see of other people.
Selective Perception: We are easily attracted by objects that stand out and we tend to ignore things that are less obvious.
breathe.eternise.org /files/7b.html   (1454 words)

 Visual Perception 3
Perception is unavoidably selective: we can't see all there is to see.
Selective attention is assisted by redundancy: we don't always need much data in order to recognize something.
If we relied only on retinal images for visual perception we would always be conscious of people growing physically bigger when they came closer, objects changing their shapes whenever we moved, and colours changing with every shift in lighting conditions.
www.aber.ac.uk /media/Modules/MC10220/visper03.html   (1857 words)

 Selective Perception   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Selective perception is a failure to fully observe or sense what is really there.
People who suffer from selective perception distort reality and the truth.
Even more destructive, the selective perceiver super-imposes their false ideas into what they believe they perceive.
www.knowledgism.com /dictionary/s/selective_perception.htm   (54 words)

 Free-Essays.us - Perceptual Errors
Selective perception is the continuing to justify ones own values, beliefs, etc.  Simplicity is the tendency to reduce stimuli to their simplest shapes or patterns.
The proctor was selectively interpreting what he saw on the basis of his background and experience as a professor.
People also used selective perception in perceiving me because they disregarded the information that was inconsistent with their thoughts on Kansas.
www.free-essays.us /dbase/b1/iev137.shtml   (703 words)

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This paper is a small empirical study in the area of selective perception.
The hypothesis is that people will selectively perceive a given stimulus and respond to that stimulus based on previous expectations and familiarity instead of reality.
This design was used to test the hypothesis of selective perception, postulating that the subjects would respond with the familiar color of the nametag rather than the actual color of the nametag.
www.uoregon.edu /~bfmalle/jdm/Helen3.html   (1104 words)

 Daily Encounter: SELECTIVE PERCEPTION for Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Selective exposure shows that people are only open to messages they want to receive.
Selective comprehension or perception shows that people will perceive things the way they want to see them.
Selective distortion shows how people change messages to match their self-concept or twist them to match their perception of reality.
www.actsweb.org /daily.php?id=480   (637 words)

Perception of that experience is about one hundred units.
Even when those one or two units of memory are true and accurate, they're also a lie because they are a grossly incomplete representation of the total experience, and, if taken by themselves, are very misleading.
everybody's perception of abortion is only a very small fraction of all there is to know and understand about abortion.
www.truth101.org /vs-ab-2-perception.html   (1062 words)

 SELFADULATION SELECTIVE PERCEPTION AND SOYINKA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Selectivity is an enemy of objectivity and objectivity in perception of issues and events is the major pivot that drives social crusade and criticism.
Selective perception is not a very good virtue but then it is a trait that has been ascribed to the Nobel Laureate.
He may not be really respected as an opinion leader again unless he purges himself of selective perception.
nigerdeltacongress.com /sarticles/selfadulation_selective_percepti.htm   (1625 words)

 COMM325 Chapter Two Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Perception is the process of gathering and interpreting information through the senses.
Selective perception is when we perceive things to be consistent with what we already believe.
Since listening is the perception and interpretation of stimuli, we rely not only on our ears, but also our eyes (and all senses) to listen.
www.bsu.edu /classes/flint/comm325/325-ch02.html   (455 words)

 Selective perception   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The evidence is processed using Bayesian networks to update a belief about the answer to the question and determine whether more evidence is needed, what kind of evidence to collect and where to seek it.
The motivation for the system lies in the idea that only part of the visual data is needed to answer a specific question about the scene and that such a selective process might be used by humans to accomplish various tasks.
Evidence is gathered until the question underlying the task is answered with a sufficient level of confidence.
www.cim.mcgill.ca /~cathy/LitReview626/node3.html   (470 words)

 Dartmouth and Princeton students saw a game. Hasdorf, Cantril
Hastorf and Cantril in a paper called - They Saw a Game: A Case Study (1954) - analyzed what proved to be selective perception of a football game contested between Dartmouth Indians and Princeton Tigers.
For these students, the selective perception and recall of what might seem to be "the same event" involved a very active construction of differing realities.
In this study, the subjects' perceptions were swayed by their motives.
age-of-the-sage.org /psychology/social/hastorf_cantril_saw_game.html   (760 words)

 Review Guide for Interpersonal Communication Test
Selection is this process of tuning into some stimuli while not attending to others.
Selective attention is defined as only attending to parts of the whole.
Selective attention is when you see only parts of the whole.
www.roch.edu /faculty/lhalverson/ipreview.htm   (5042 words)

 Andrew McCallum's PhD Thesis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This problem can often be solved if the agent uses selective perception to prune away unnecessary distinctions, and focus its attention only certain features.
This dissertation presents algorithms that use selective perception and short-term memory to simultaneously prune and augment the state space provided by the agent's perceptual inputs.
During learning, the agent selects task-relevant state distinctions with a utile distinction test that uses robust statistics to determine when a distinction helps the agent predict reward.
www.cs.rochester.edu /u/mccallum/phd-thesis   (336 words)

 selective thinking
Selective thinking is the process whereby one selects out favorable evidence for remembrance and focus, while ignoring unfavorable evidence for a belief.
This kind of thinking is the basis for most beliefs in the psychic powers of so-called mind readers and mediums.
It is also the basis for many, if not most, occult and pseudoscientific beliefs.
skepdic.com /selectiv.html   (150 words)

 miaminewtimes.com | Arts & Entertainment | Selective Perception
The burly exhibit features works by Pierre Bismuth, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Claude Closky, Malachi Farrell, Thomas Hirschhorn, Pierre Huyghe, Anne-Marie Jugnet, and Alain Clairet, Bertrand Lavier, Orlan, Alain Sechas, Barthélémy Toguo, and Xavier Veilhan and offers a survey of avant art produced in France since 1990.
Cocurated by Catherine Francblin and Jean-Marc Prévost, the exhibit toys with innovative depictions of critical perception.
Entering the Bass's second-floor pavilion, visitors are confronted by what appears to be an interactive press conference.
www.miaminewtimes.com /Issues/2006-01-12/culture/art.html   (1055 words)

 Belated recognition for work flow entrepreneurs: a case of selective perception and amnesia in management thought. | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Belated recognition for work flow entrepreneurs: a case of selective perception and amnesia in management thought.
Managers at a U.S. manufacturer learn, through trial and error, how to improve horizontal work flows.
"Belated recognition for work flow entrepreneurs: a case of selective perception and amnesia in management thought." is an article from the Business (General) category.
www.allbusiness.com /periodicals/article/544608-1.html   (998 words)

 Some Basic Principles of Life
Ref-56 Selective Perception / Blind Men Peddling Elephants
No matter what topic we focus on, it’s impossible to know all there is to know about it.
We could say that the evidence tells us that (___our present conclusion___) is the most probable truth about (__the topic of discussion__).
www.pro-truth.net /42-basic-principles.html   (1139 words)

 Linking Planning and Selective Perception (ResearchIndex)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Planning has an important role to play in satisfying the rationality constraint of intelligent agency; however, its relationship to other aspects of intelligent agency must be addressed if we are to extend the field into realtime dynamic applications.
The work introduced here concerns the relationship between planning and perception through selective attention.
@misc{ school-linking, author = "Sharon Wood School", title = "Linking Planning and Selective Perception", url = "citeseer.ist.psu.edu/529677.html" }
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /529677.html   (190 words)

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