Perception and Text Comprehension. It’s a Matter of Perception!

Aglaia Tourimpampa, Athanasios Drigas, Alexandra Economou, Petros Roussos

Abstract


This study is a comprehensive attempt to assess the impact of the cognitive skill of perception in the ability to comprehend a text. More specifically, it investigates the function of perception as a primary structure of the human brain to contact the world and examines the certain cognitive processes of perception that affect text comprehension. It is also presented the relation between cognitive perception and the linguistic approach of pragmatics in order the subject to comprehend the text. Perception is the organization, identification and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the environment. Pragmatics is the linguistic field that studies how people comprehend and produce speech or a text as a communicative act. Furthermore, it features the current scientific achievements on the ICTs processes and tools, which exploit the assessment of perception in text comprehension.

Keywords


perception; text comprehension; pragmatics; ICTs in text and reading comprehension;

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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