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Sunday Word: Exteroception

Ex·ter·o·cep·tion (ˈɛkstərəʊˌsɛpʃən):
origin: (1906) Charles Scott Sherrington, Latin, exter = outside + perception

The cause of the sensation that you're being watched.

(aka: sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body)
see also: proprioception, interoception

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