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PSY 353. Sensation and Perception

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Classical psychophysics and signal detection theory.
Prerequisites: PSY 115
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Specify the structure and functions of the sense organs.
2. Evaluate the relationship between physical sensations and psychological experiences (psychophysics).
3. Compare and contrast major theories of sensation and perception.
4. Reflect on the impact of variations in sensation and perception (e.g., color blindness) on a person's life.

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