the process that detects stimuli from the body or surroundings. (152)
The power or ability to see, hear, smell, taste or touch.
How sense organs respond to external stimuli and transmit the responses to the brain. go to glossary index
an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
Feeling stimuli which activate sensory organs of the body, such as touch, temperature, pressure and pain. Also seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting.
"One of the four psychic functions." Please see either "feeling" or "intuition" as a guide. It is the irrational function that perceives immediate reality through the physical senses. (Compare intuition.)
a location in the body that has properties such as temperature, texture, size, shape, color, taste, etc. Tightness in a muscle is a sensation, as is a salty taste on the tongue, a high-pitched tone in the ear, etc.
One of the four psychic functions according to Jung's model of psychological types. It is an irrational function which perceives and adapts to external reality via the physical senses.
An irrational (or perceiving) function to intepret the world according to the five senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch.