Sensory Psychology

Credit Hours: 

Literature in the fundamental aspects of sensation and perception.

By the end of this course students should:

  1. Have gained a general understanding and appreciation of their sensory/perceptual systems.
  2. Have an understanding of the anatomy, processes, and functions of the different sensory/perceptual systems.
  3. Have gained first hand experience about many perceptual abilities/systems through the lab portion of the class.
  4. Be able to engage in meaningful discussions of current approaches to sensation and perception.
  5. Understand the role of theories and models in the study of sensation and perception.
  6. Understand how models are used to generate new psychological knowledge.
  7. Understand how experimental data relate to theories and models of sensory/ perceptual processes.
Permission of Department
Duplicate Credit: 
PSYC 6920
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