PSYC 477: Research in Sensation and Perception
Prerequisites: PSYC 302, PSYC 377
Credit Hours: (3)
An introduction to research methods and experimental investigations in sensory and perceptual psychology. Meets the lab course requirement for psychology majors.
Detailed Description of Content of Course
4. Cutaneous Senses
5. Chemical Senses
6. Labyrinthine and Kinesthetic Sensitivity
7. Social Perception
Detailed Description of Conduct of Course
Lecture, seminar and discussion are used. Class participation expected. Oral exams given.
Goals and Objectives of the Course
The student will develop an understanding of overall functioning, as well as the sensory and perceptual characteristics of models. Focus will be on the research and experimental investigations of a variety of animal species. Sensory problems in humans will be addressed.
Graded assignments may include oral exams, tests, a final examination, quizzes, the assignment and presentation of exercises, and projects, and class preparation and participation.
Other Course Information
Students are encouraged to submit work of such quality that it could be accepted for presentationand/or publication.
Review and Approval
September 2001 Updated and put in new format Dr. Alastair Harris