Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    May 29, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 150 - Sensation and Perception

Credits: 4
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 is 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.