Visual Perception & Cogniti

Term: Spring 2012

Subject Code: GPSY

Course Number: 5102

This course provides an introduction to the area of visual perception and makes clear why perception is an important problem for psychologists and how top-down, cognitive-like processes, are essential to our perceptual experience.  Among the questions to be considered are: The nature of our perception of form and of motion. What accounts for our ability to see the third dimension. What aspects of perception are innate. What role attentional processes play in perceiving. No prior knowledge of the field is assumed.

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