Sensation and Perception
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Goals: To introduce students to sensory systems (with primary emphasis on vision), how the functions of sensory mechanisms contribute to the structure of perceptual events, and how culture and learning shape the interpretative process we call perception. Content: Psychophysics, signal detection theory, vision, hearing, the skin senses (including pain), attention, and states of consciousness. Taught: Annually Prerequisites: PSY 1330 and PSY 3570 (grades of C- or better), or permission of the instructor. Credits: 4 credits
Olson, Matthew, "PSY3580-01.Sensation and Perception.Sp15.Olson,Matthew" (2015). Syllabi. 5144.