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Rhode Island School of Design

Embodied Knowledge: Perception & the senses

A resource guide for finding information on perception, the senses, cognition, and emotions as expressed through art


Begin by making use of the catalog's broad Subject Headings under each topic and by scanning the related subjects linked under them:

  • Scan the subject headings starting with Perception
  • Explore links to its Related subjects
  • Follow the hypertext links to locate books covering specific aspects of Perception
  • Explore each subject link listed in a book or film's record to discover related facets of its content
  • Go to to see Brown's catalog holdings

perception, n. as defined by Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed.

Senses & sensation

Sense, n. sense, v. as defined by Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed.