Apr 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PSY 231 - Sensation and Perception

4 credits (Fall)
This course pursues the psychological questions of how the body detects sensory information and of how the mind integrates this information into a coherent interpretation of experience. This course will showcase psychological questions of perception that enlist approaches and perspectives possibly including, but not limited to, the physiology and behavior of natural systems (e.g., us), appreciation of art and music, the engineering of smart devices (e.g., robots), and remaining challenges. Laboratory work may be required.

Prerequisite: PSY 113 Prerequisite or co-requisite: MAT 115 , SST 115  or STA 209  (previously offered as MAT-209).
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: D. Kelty-Stephen