Perception is an important part of everyday life. Even though we don't think about it, our perception and senses allow us to be productive members of society. We looked at the perception though vision, hearing, speech. We looked at sensation in the olfactory system. I learned that we are able to smell over 100,000 different smells, and that we are able to smell multiple different things separately.
The video clip I added, was interesting because of of the Himba Tribe. Their perception of color is so different from ours because the way they were taught is different. For example in this clip they do a test, there are blocks of color, all green one a different shade of green. The Himba member was able to pick it out almost immediately because they could see the different shade as to Americans would have a difficult time seeing this shade difference. Then the experimenter shows blocks of colors of green with one being blue. The Himba members are not able to easily recognize the blue block because they were taught that blue and green were the same. It is amazing how learning effects perception.