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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 295-01 - Special Topic: Sensation & Perception

4 credits (Fall)
This course will discuss information processing in sensory systems and the neural basis of perception. We will cover the visual, auditory, somatosensory and chemical modalities from both neurobiological and psychological perspectives. We will consider the development and plasticity of sensory systems, and discuss applications of sensory neuroscience to medicine, AI and the problem of consciousness. In addition to lectures by the instructor, there will be demonstrations and student presentations and discussions of primary source literature.

Prerequisite: PSY 113 .
Instructor: DiMattina