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Event Perception

Event perception is the ability to recognize specific events, to recognize objects in events, and to perceive properties of those objects such as their shape and their weight as well as the specific ways that those objects move. The following is an illustration of event perception: A woman sets out for a walk in the park on a breezy fall day. She is able to see that she is walking and see the world go by as she walks. She can see the trees blowing in the breeze and falling leaves swirling about in the air. Squirrels can be seen leaping among the branches. She sees other people walking or jogging through the park. She sees a child swinging on a swing and another playing ...

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