Perception Outline (guest lecture)

Perception Outline (guest lecture) - + Which properties of...

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PSY 305 – Cognition Dr. Reeves Introduction to Perception, and the Auditory System Guest Lecture – Kyle P. Walsh + What is the distinction between ‘sensation’ and ‘perception’? + How is perception related to cognition? Can one exist without the other? + What characteristics are common to all perceptual systems? + What are some of the primary challenges facing perceptual systems?
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Unformatted text preview: + Which properties of sound are encoded by the auditory system? + What are the two main types of cells in the inner ear? What does each type do? + What is one counterintuitive property of the auditory system? + How can the auditory system handle such a large dynamic range of input levels? + How might top-down cognitive processes influence peripheral perceptual processing?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course PSY 43785 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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