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NSCI0303A-F14

Sensation and Perception
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Sensation and Perception
Remarkably, using just five basic senses, our brains translate simple external stimuli (e.g. light and sound waves) into unique and vivid perceptual experiences enabling us to interact with our surrounding physical reality. Focusing primarily on the underlying mechanisms of vision and audition, we will explore how our brains construct detailed representations of our world. Throughout these explorations, we will identify perceptual limitations and investigate how mental processes such as attention and emotion affect our perceptions. We will review recent scientific articles and conduct experiments. (PSYC 0105 or any BIOL course; open to psychology and neuroscience majors; others by waiver) 3 hrs. lect./1 hr. disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92475

Course

NSCI0303

All Sections in Fall 2014

Fall 2014

NSCI0303A-F14 Lecture (Dash)
NSCI0303Y-F14 Discussion (Dash)
NSCI0303Z-F14 Discussion (Dash)