Sensation and Perception (Honours Programme)


Course Objective

To familiarize students with various approaches to sensation and

Course Content

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of
sensation and perception and reviews major developments in this area.
The primary focus will be on physiological, psychophysical, and
cognitive approaches to visual, and, to a lesser extent, auditory

Teaching Methods

Interactive lectures and tutorials (both requiring active participation)

Method of Assessment

Written examination: open end questions.


Goldstein, E.B. & Brockmole, J.R. (2017). Sensation and Perception, 10th
Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

Additional Information

Sensation and Perception will be taught in English.

Recommended background knowledge

There are no formal qualifications required other than the general
requirements applicable for all third-year courses.

General Information

Course Code P_HSENPER
Credits 6 EC
Period P4
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science
Course Coordinator dr. W. Donk
Examiner dr. W. Donk
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Teaching Methods Study Group, Lecture