In NLP, sensory systems have much more functional significance than is attributed to them by classical models in which the senses are regarded as passiveinput mechanisms. The sensory information or distinctions received through each of these systems initiate and/ or modulate, via neural interconnections, an individual's behavioral processes and output.

Each perceptual class forms asensory-motor complex that becomes "response-able" for certainclasses of behavior. These sensory-motor complexes are called
representational systems in NLP. Each representational system forms a three part network: 1) input, 2) representation/processing and 3) output. The first stage input, involves gathering information and getting feedback from the environment (both internal and external). Representation/processing includes the mapping of the environment and the establishment of behavioral strategies such as learning, decision making, information storage, etc. Output is the casual transform of the representational mapping process. 

"Behavior" in neuro linguistic programming refers to activity within any representational system complex at any of these stages. The acts of seeing, listening or feeling are behavior. So is "thinking," which, if broken down to its constituent parts, would incl sensory specific processes like seeing in the mind's eye, listening to internal dialogue, having feelings about something and so on. All output, of course, is behaviorranging from micro-behavioral outputs such as lateral eye movements, tonal shifts in the voice and breathing rates to macrobehavioral outputs such as arguing, disease and kicking a football.


引用:Neuro-Linguistic Programming:VolumeThe Study of the Structure of SubjectiveExperience p.19


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John Grinder
Richard Bandler
Robert Dilts
Judith DeLozier