How Does Perception Affect Present Feelings And Circumstances?

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Perception has to do with the way one uses intelligences to obtain information about the surrounding environment or situation. In addition, there are different factors that explain how one perceive others (Pearson, Nelson, Titsworth, and Harter 29). For example, psychological factors, people’s past experience and role, and their present feeling and circumstances (Pearson, Nelson, Titsworth, and Harter 29). Psychological factor as to do with the way people differ from each other by sex, height, body type, and senses (Pearson, Nelson, Titsworth, and Harter 29). A person’s past also has an effect on the way he or she sees the world in a way that is difficult to change (Pearson, Nelson, Titsworth, and Harter 29). Finally, present feelings and circumstances …show more content…
Feelings cause one to have a wrong perception of others and alter communicating skills. Although, I see myself as a respectful person, my disposition gives off different self-presentation. For example, If I’m in a bad mood, others will get the notion that I am impolite, antisocial or disrespectful. My body language may not be as engaged as I would be if I were in a good mood. These justifications result from the first impression; therefore, one should always take the time to know someone before assuming another person’s character. One of my external misperceptions is my smile. I was always told I have a welcoming smile. This tends to give off the signal that I am social. However, I have always been a reserved person, who will resort from being in social settings as much as …show more content…
Possibly the most important influences on my life are my grandparents. My grandparents nurtured me to set moral grounds for myself during childhood, and now I’ve established a stable moral foundation for myself. Because of my upbringing, I have a different view on what is morally right and refrain from violence and disruptive behaviors. Furthermore, my respect for others and disagreement to some gives off different body language. For example, when I am speaking to a respectful person, I am engaged and open to communicate, versus speaking to someone who is disrespectful. As a result, I am sometimes classified as a conceited. Furthermore, when I refrain from violence activities I am being classified as a coward. However, I refrain from socializing with disruptive people because my moral views clash with those who refrain from doing what is

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