percept definition

  • noun:
    • the item of perception.
    • A mental impression of some thing recognized by the sensory faculties, regarded as the essential component in formation of principles; a sense datum.
    • That which is observed.
    • The instant item in perception, within the sense which that term is used by contemporary psychologists.
    • the representation of what is recognized; basic element within the formation of a concept

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