Professor: Susan Brady, Ph.D.
Semester: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: Psy 113 and Psy 200(300)
Catalog Description: Sensory function, development of perception, perception of space, color, sound and complex events.
This course is about the ways we detect and recognize perceptual information from tbe world around us. We will survey the anatomy and function of our sensory systems and the perceptual phenomena that allow us to see, hear, smell, taste, and have other perceptual experiences. We also will examine the scientific theories, models, and methods used to investigate these systems.
By the end of the semester students will be able to:
This course consists of a lecture portion, class discussion, weekly quizzes, lab assignments, and exams.
Dr. Brady is a School Psychologist Professor. Her research interests include reading acquisition and reading disability, and psycholinguistics developmental psychology.
This course meets the Psychology major requirement for a topics course. Psychology majors are required to take 3 topics courses. Students will learn the process of comprehending sensory information.