The skill of size is the skill we use in understanding volume. When perception is too large, tasks may be seen as overwhelming. When perception is too small, tasks may be left to the last minute when completion is impossible.
This skill is used in concrete as well as abstract environments. It is used to interpret information arriving in the brain from all senses.
We use it in interpreting how loud, how sweet, how pungent, how far, how large a task, how much time it will take and the significance of a situation. A misperception of size perception will cause major problems when associated with a task, schedule, or reaction to others size perception.
When perception is too large, tasks may be seen as overwhelming. When perception is too small, tasks may be left to the last minute when completion is impossible. Schedules can be extremely frustrating when “They don’t give me enough time!” Over or under reacting to others may be seen as extremism or insensitivity.
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(If a student responds appropriately, he will ignore the person tapping a pencil in the next seat or the noises in the hall and focus on the important information being given by the teacher.)
If the sorting of information does not properly occur, the brain is bombarded with an overabundance of stimuli and a student tends to respond inappropriately or may respond with inappropriate behavior.
- Mental focus may vary depending on an individual’s level of interest in the information being given.
- In addition to the amount of competing input the brain is required to filter out.
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