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sensations
  1. Plural of sensation

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  1. Plural of sensation

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In psychology, sensation is the first stage in the biochemical and neurologic events that begins with the impinging of a stimulus upon the receptor cells of a sensory organ, which then leads to perception, the mental state that is reflected in statements like "I see a uniformly blue wall." In other words, sensations are the first stages in the functioning of senses.
sensations in Estonian: Aisting
sensations in French: Sensation
sensations in Hebrew: תחושה
sensations in Italian: Sensazione
sensations in Portuguese: Sensação
sensations in Russian: Ощущение
sensations in Tagalog: Pakikiramdam
sensations in Ukrainian: Відчуття
sensations in Urdu: حس
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