This is a great article that explains bottom-up processing as well as comparing it with both processing and top-down processing. Bottom-up processing is a process that occurs in your body within seconds, that uses all your senses to acquire whats happening around so you can form emotions and thoughts and beliefs. Processing is another, shorter way of saying that we’re taking in information. Top-down processing, although occurs less frequently as bottom-up, is when we think before our emotions actions come into play. To read more about this and better understand these notions, i encourage you guys to click on the link. They have really good examples that make everything make sense.