The mental process of becoming aware of or recognizing an object or idea; primarily cognitive rather than affective or conative, although all three aspects are manifested.esthesia (1);
depth p. the visual ability to judge depth or distance.
extrasensory p. (ESP) p. by means other than through the ordinary senses; e.g., telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition.
simultaneous p. a combination of two slightly dissimilar images into a single image.
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