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Perceptual
Set Theory
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Perceptual
set theory stresses the idea of perception as an active process involving
selection, inference and interpretation. Perceptual set is a bias or readiness
to perceive certain aspects of
available sensory data and to ignore others.

Set
can be influenced by Expectation and Context

Minturn
and Bruner(1951) showed the middle figure would be more likely to be perceived
as a letter if presented amongst other letters and a number if presented amongst
other numbers

12

A
3 C

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