|COURSE NUMBER:||PSYC 473|
|COURSE TITLE:||Sensation and Perception|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Heather Looy|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3 (hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
An examination of the processes by which humans receive, select, analyze and interpret
sensory information, and the factors which influence what is ultimately perceived.
Topics include psychophysical methods, the visual system, the auditory system,
the chemical senses, skin senses and perceptual development. Laboratory exercises include
demonstrations of perceptual phenomena, application of psychophysical methods and the development
of scientific report-writing skills.
Prerequisites: PSYC 250 or 251 and 301
Corequisite: PSYC 302
|REQUIRED TEXTS:||Foley, H. J. and Matlin, M. W. (2010). Sensation & perception (5th ed.) New York: Allyn & Bacon.|
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