Perceptual systems syllabus 08

Perceptual systems syllabus 08 - Perceptual Systems (PSY...

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Perceptual Systems (PSY 323P) 44008 Spring 2008, TTH 9:30-11:00, SEA 3.250 Instructor: Wilson S. Geisler Office: SEA 4.328 (phone: 471-5380, email: geisler@psy.utexas.edu) Office hours : T TH immediately after class TA: Chris Bradley (phone: 475-7872, email: cbradley@math.utexas.edu) Office hours: W 11-12, SEA 6.110 Content: The perceptual systems (vision, hearing, touch, smell, and so on) are the brain’s window on the world. This lecture course presents an introduction to perceptual systems with an emphasis on perception in humans and non-human primates. In this course, students will learn about the physics of perceptual stimuli, the neural processing of perceptual information, the performance of humans (and other primates) in perceptual tasks, and the evolution of perceptual systems. Grades: Students will be evaluated on the basis of their performance on exams, homework problems and a research paper. Exams will be a mixture of multiple choice and short answer. The exams and homework
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 323P taught by Professor Geisler during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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