Sensation and Perception SU2011 - syllabus

Sensation and Perception SU2011 - syllabus - Sensation and...

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Sensation and Perception Summer 2011 Instructor: Sean Stevens E-mail: stevenss@rci.rutgers.edu Class Location: Tillett Hall RM 204 Monday through Thursday, 1220 – 215pm. Office: Tillett Hall Room 423 Office Hours: Tuesday: 3 to 4 pm or by appointment. Text: Matlin, M.W. & Foley, H.J. (2010). Sensation and Perception(5 th ed.) . Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Course Description: How do we perceive the world? How are all of our sensory experiences tied together into a coherent whole? What makes such processes possible? Can we trust our senses? These are examples of the types of questions we will be covering in this course. Our main focus will be on the visual system, as it the most studied and well understood of all the senses. We will also cover attention, audition, and touch and pain. Grade Breakdown : Exams – 80% (4 total). Summaries – 15% (4 total). Attendance – 5% (No more than 3 absences). You are expected to attend every class. Attendance will be taken at every class through a
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