Rovide at Least Three (3) Reasons for Believing in the Accuracy or Inaccuracy of Sensory Information.

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Sensory Perceptions

Idriss Ouazzani Touhami

Pr.Carla Thompson

PHI210

4/15/2013

1. Provide at least three (3) reasons for believing in the accuracy or inaccuracy of sensory information.

our senses are the connection between the world and our mind. a lot of philosophers defined our senses as "the window of the soul". every senses in our brain work hand to hand and build a combined picture of where we are , who we are, and what is going on in our environment, our thinking and sensing are hardly connected and we rely on accurate observations. (Kirby&Goodpaster,2007,p54-55).

the most tree reasons for believing in the accuracy of sensory information are: a. Touch - When we touch something hot, our feeling sense automatically send messages to our brain inform the brain that there is same thing wrong or same thing will cause same kind of pain to the body as result we remove our hand (or other part of the body) before we get burned, or before the pain get worst.

  b. Smell - our sense of smell can distinguish when there is danger. for example, When we smell smoke automatically there is a fire, or least something smoldering as result there is a danger to us, , so we can easily trust the accuracy of that sensory information.   c. sight - The data given by our sense of sight most of the time gives an accurate data regarding the world around us. for instant, If we see two persons talking, there is no

hesitancy about them actually talking. also If we see the sun during the morning, we all know it is not a cloudy morning.  (Kemp, Hollywood, & Hort, 2009).
2. Identify and describe at least three (3) factors contributing to the accuracy of sensory data. there are many things that can cause an effect to the accuracy of sensory data. the first and the most important one is food. our brain like other body part needs energy in order to work...
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