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Psychology 3019 Sensory Neuroscience Fundamentals
Introduces the study of our senses beginning with understanding the environmental stimulus, energy transduction, and the early stages of signal processing. Emphasis will be placed on examining the underlying neural mechanisms of sensory processing that will include an introduction to neurophysiology and psychophysical measurement. Many of the visual neuroscience principles discussed earlier in the term will be applied to one or more of the following modalities: audition, somesthesis, and taste/olfaction.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Psychology 1100 or 1.0 FCE Type C courses

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students with previous credit in Psychology 3161 may not take Psychology 3019/4019 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences