Psychology

how does top-down processing leave us vulnerable to illusions?

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  1. Top-down processing is when we form our perceptions starting with a larger object, concept, or idea before working our way toward more detailed information. ... In top-down processing, your abstract impressions can influence the information that you gather through your five senses.

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