UNIT 6

Sensation and Perception

Module 1 Classification of the Senses
Sensory Systems
Specific Nerve Energy

Module 2 The Ear How We Hear
Theories of Hearing
Loudness Discrimination

Module 3 The Eye: How We See
The Anatomy of the Eye
Light Receptors
Color Blindness

Module 4 Other Senses
Smell
Taste
Visceral Senses
Skin Senses
Deep Senses

Module 5 Perceptual Experiences
Perception
Awareness

Module 6 Depth Perception and Constancy Phenomena
Monocular Cues
Binocular Cues
Constancy Factors

Module 7 Auditory Cues for Space
Perception
Complexity
Binaural Cues
Experimental Techniques

Module 8 Gestalt Theories of Perceptual
Organization
Figure-Ground
Grouping
Illusion
Movement

ANSWER KEY

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

April 19, 2003