PSYCH 150 - Sensation and Perception

Description
An introduction to the phenomena and sensory processes that play a role in human visual and auditory perception. Topics include light and the visual pathways, contrast and contours, motion and space perception, color, depth, and size as well as perceptual development and learning. In addition, sound, the physiology of the auditory system, and language perception are examined. Particular concern will be directed to the role of physiology and information processing models in understanding human perception. Extensive laboratory experiences that replicate some of the most important and often cited research in sensory and perceptual psychology are included as part of the course requirements. One laboratory period per week. Distribution Requirements: SB, SP.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
35
Avg. Sections
1