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Psychology Courses Important Information - Sensation and Perception

Psychology 3161 Sensation and Perception
An introduction to the study of our senses and the ways in which we perceive through them. Emphasis will be placed on studying the underlying mechanisms of visual function such as colour, form, depth and movement perception. This will include an introduction to neurophysiology, psychophysical measurement and cognitive processing. Many of the principles established from vision research will then be applied to some of the other modalities such as audition, somesthesis and olfaction.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences