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Definition of "exteroceptive" [exteroceptive]

  • That responds to external stimuli (adjective)

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Use "exteroceptive" in a sentence
  • "Our exteroceptive senses transform this information into nerve signals, and the signals are analyzed, sharpened, and interpreted by our brain."
  • "The brain has two types of receptors; one specialized in interpreting the world around us--exteroceptive--and the other one interpreting our own activity-interoceptive."
  • "This is a typical case of categorization of something extramental under a concept induced by an exteroceptive experience."