This is what perception is: giving meaning to the information picked up by our sensory stimuli. Without sensation, perception can’t exist, just like, without perception, we wouldn’t “understand” our sensations, as the brain wouldn’t process what we are sensing. The Differences between Sensation and Perception.
What is the difference between sensation and perception, and how do they work? You'll get to see how the mind handles and differentiates between multiple sensations in this introduction.