PSYC 317

Sensation and Perception

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 317A, 317B

Discusses the construction of our perceptual world from sensory input, with an emphasis on visual experience. Functional models of the sensory system and measurement of sensory experiences such as stimulus detection and discrimination are examined. Topics include the perception of motion, form, colour, and individual differences in perceptual experience.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 317, PSYC 317A, PSYC 317B.


Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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