Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 18, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 313 - (211) Sensation and Perception

Course Units: 1
(Spring; Egan) The study of sensation and perception examines the physics of the real world (stimulus), how the nervous system captures information about the environment (sensation), and the translation of sensory information into meaningful events (perception). Multiple levels of analysis will be introduced including sensory physiology, psychophysiology, and psychophysics. The class will cover a variety of topics, possibly to include how the eye is not a camera, why people need glasses, how 3-D movies work, the mysteries of face blindness, and what’s hiding behind your eardrum. Prerequisite(s): Students must take PSY 200   , PSY 210   (or BIO 210   ), and PSY 300   . Corequisite(s): PSY 313L CC: SCLB Lecture/Lab Hours Weekly lab



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