PSYC 3520 Perception
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 56.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Emphasizes seeing and hearing, how these senses provide us with, and limit our information about, the world, and how sensory messages are integrated into perceptions of real objects and events. Topics include sensory psychophysics, space-perception, movement, illusions, influence of emotional and motivational states, age-related changes, and effects of past experience and perceptual expectations. (Not open to students who have completed Psychology 73.1.)
Prerequisite: Psychology 1000 [1.1] and 2600  or 3600 [65.1].
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