There is a great deal of individual differences with regard to the affection associated with perception. In fact, the affective processes account for individual differences in the perception of the same object.
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Perception is defined as a primary mental ability in which we organize our sensations, meaningfully interpret them, and thereby form a mental representation of our world. The organization of sensory data is the beginning of the perceptual process.
Figure-ground relationship is also an important way in which perception is organized. Such relationship is fundamental to the form perception. Figure is the pattern that is most clearly perceived at a given time, while the rest of the perceptual field becomes the background.
According to the Gestaltists, the whole stimulus pattern determines the organization of its own parts. The Gestalt psychologists believed that all the grouping laws are particular examples of one general principle- the law of pragnanz.
The stability in our perception of the environment in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation is called perceptual constancy. But always there is a continuous change in respect of the objects and events around us.