PSY*317*10 Description


Principles of Sensation and Perception with Lab


A survey of the methods by which organisms detect stimuli, the mechanisms used to code and process stimulus information, and the mechanisms used to create meaningful percepts out of sensory information. Special attention is directed to psychophysics, sensory physiology, perceptual illusions and experimental methods. A computer based laboratory provides the opportunity to collect and evaluate data. Laboratory. Prerequisite: Psychology 111, 112, and the first semester of the core statistics sequence. Student must have taken/be taking PSY*209, MAT*109, or BUS*109