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Perception 1 Learning Objectives


Describe the structure and function of the visual pathway from stimulus through to visual representation From Eye to Cortex Reception - absorption of physical energy Transduction - Physical energy [...]

Perception 1 Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:10-04:00

Perception 2 Learning Objectives


Describe the concept of perceptual organisation. Explain how the Gestalt laws and other theories attempt to account for object perception Perceptual Organization  Perceptual segregation: Separating visual input into [...]

Perception 2 Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:09-04:00

Attention Learning Objectives


Describe three (3) early models of attention. What are the important differences between them? What types of experiments have identified strengths and weaknesses in these models? Broadbent’s Filter Model [...]

Attention Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:08-04:00

Consciousness and Emotion Learning Objectives


What are consciousness and emotion?  Consciousness hard to explain – it's private, intrinsic, directly apprehended, indescribable Perceiving the environment Social communication and action Controlling actions Planning and reasoning [...]

Consciousness and Emotion Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:05-04:00

Language Learning Objectives


Describe how language may constrain the way we think, and how this might differ across languages Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis Can we think without language? Does our language determine the way [...]

Language Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:04-04:00

Problem Solving and Expertise Learning Objectives


Discuss, with examples, the nature of well-defined knowledge-lean problems and ill-defined, knowledge-rich problems in terms of their relevance to real-world problem-solving Well-defined problems – all aspects of the problem [...]

Problem Solving and Expertise Learning Objectives2018-09-18T18:12:03-04:00
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