How to Write an Informative Essay?

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Morgan Naylor
Oral com 103
10/19/11
Chapter 2 Summary
Chapter 2 was all based on perception and what makes ups perception. The perception between roommates, co workers, relationship partners, parents, children, teachers, and students. Perception is our sensory experience of the world around us and involves both the recognition of environmental stimuli and actions in response to these stimuli. Through the perceptual process, we gain information about properties and elements of the environment that are critical to our survival. Perception not only creates our experience of the world around us; it allows us to act within our environment. Perception includes the five senses; touch, sight, taste smell and taste. It also includes what is known as proprioception, a set of senses involving the ability to detect changes in body positions and movements. It also involves the cognitive processes required to process information, such as recognizing the face of a friend or detecting a familiar scent. There are 3 keys key parts of perception. One is making a selection, which simply mean the limitations in our ability to assimilate and interpret information to prevent us from “talking it all in” and so we must select certain messages or stimuli over others. There are 3 different process, Selective exposure, selective attention, and selective retention. The second is once we have the information selected we have to organize the information, by placing it into categories in order to make since of it. Organization is the process by which we take the stimuli and make sense of it so it is meaningful to us. The third is interpretation, after selected and organized the final step in perception is interpretation. Interpretation is the process of making sense of perceptions.

Morgan Naylor
Oral com 103
10/19/11
Chapter 7 Summary
Research is the back ground of what you need to support a certain point. In order for researchers information to be solid it has to be credible. When...
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