Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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PSY 324 Sensation and Perception 4cr

This course explores how human beings interpret information provided by the sensory systems. The psychological properties of the sensory signal, the physiological mechanisms of the nervous system, and the psychological processes of cognition and emotion will be examined. Focus is primarily on vision and audition, including the perceptual aspects of the aesthetic experience in music and the visual arts. Partial fulfillment
Triad: Social Science
Prerequisite: PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology.