Spring 2010 not offered
This course explores our perceptual systems and how they create and shape our experience of the world around us. We will consider the neurophysiology of perceptual systems as well as psychological approaches to the study of perception, covering all of the human senses with a special emphasis on vision. Class demonstrations will introduce students to interesting perceptual phenomena.
This course will develop students' scientific writing skills. Throughout the semester students will write reaction papers in response to current research articles in the field of sensation and perception.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIS)(EDST-MN)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)(SISP)
Wolfe, Kleunder, Levi, et al, SENSATION AND PERCEPTION 2nd edition (2008), Sinauer Associates, Inc.
Selected journal articles.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short reaction papers based on readings, four in-class examinations, and a comprehensive final examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a Column 1 breadth requirement course.
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