Sensation and Perception

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sensation and Perception

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lecture

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    To familiarize students with various approaches to sensation and perception.

    COURSE CONTENT
    This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of sensation and perception and reviews major developments in this area. The primary focus will be on physiological, psychophysical, and cognitive approaches to visual, and, to a lesser extent, auditory perception.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Written examination: open end questions.

    RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE
    Cognitive Psychology.

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