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This course provides an introduction to the study of sensation and perception. Perception is the active process by which organisms extract information from their surroundings using the computational machinery housed in the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system.

Psych 406: Psychology of Perception University of Wisconsin-Madison

    • Social Sciences
    • 3.3 • 17 Ratings

This course provides an introduction to the study of sensation and perception. Perception is the active process by which organisms extract information from their surroundings using the computational machinery housed in the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system.

    Introduction

    Introduction

    • 26 min
    Basic Methods

    Basic Methods

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Light, Optics, & Early Vision

    Light, Optics, & Early Vision

    • 58 min
    • video
    Retina and Receptive Fields

    Retina and Receptive Fields

    Sorry for the poor quality of this audio. The more recent recording couldn't be used due to technical issues with the microphone so we have to use the previous year's version.

    • 58 min
    Visual Cortex & Spatial Vision

    Visual Cortex & Spatial Vision

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Mid-Level Vision

    Mid-Level Vision

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

XXPurpleStarXX ,

Good but

This guy needs to speak clearly, this guy meshes his words together a lot. Speak clearly, I want to learn!

Terrysan11 ,

Hard to hear

Cannot hear most of lecture due to walking around and away from microphone. Finally gave up trying.

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