University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

80-239 Principles of Sensation and Perception F,W(2-2) (C)

The course objective is to consider the processes of sensory inputs and perception. Approaches ranging from psychophysiology and cognitive psychology to physiology and anatomy will be used. In considering the psychology of sensation and perception, some of the anatomical and physiological aspects of selected senses will be covered in detail and the roles of experience, organization of inputs, and theories of perception are discussed. Topics to be emphasized will vary with the instructor, but may include ontogenetic development, learning, and modification of inputs and their perception. Students will participate in laboratory demonstrations and experiments.

Prerequisites: 80-110.
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1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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Last revised: November 4, 1997.