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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Psychology

PSYC 351 Sensation and Perception (1)

An examination will be made of the processes and mechanisms involved in detecting stimuli from the environment and how we interpret information gathered by our senses. Major topics covered include psychophysics, general neurophysiology, architecture of vision in the cortex, form and depth perception, somatosensory sensation (touch) and pain, and the chemical senses (gustation and olfaction).

Prerequisite: PSYC 210 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Stewart