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psy160 - Psychophysics (Course overview)
Department of Psychology 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2016 Examination
Lecture
Seminar
Hinweise zum Modul
Prerequisites
Enrolment in Master's programme Neurocognitive Psychology.
Reference text
The module will be offered every summer term and lasts one semester.
Module examination
• The participants will have to plan and conduct an experiment on visual perception and to analyse the data.
• A bonus system will be employed.
Skills to be acquired in this module
Goals of module:
The aim of this module is to provide students with general knowledge on visual perception and psychophysics (part 1). In part 2, an experimental background on how the human brain processes information from the outside world will be provided. To this end, students will not only learn to extract knowledge from scientific articles but also to plan and conduct an experiment on visual perception and to analyse the data.
Competencies:
Scientific literacy, critical and integrative thinking, practice in experimentation, techniques for the presentation of scientific results, analysis of experimental data using MATLAB, communicative competencies.