Introduction to Perception

Rob Stufflebeam: Author

MODULE DESCRIPTION
Human beings perceive the world through their senses. This module explores the difference between sensation and perception, the importance of perception, and how perception is studied in the cognitive and learning sciences.

MODULE COMPONENTS:

Explore the ways our visual system responds to the famous Müeller-Lyer illusion and competing theories for why that is.

Introduction to Perception (page 1)
Introduction to Perception (page 2)
Introduction to the Methods Used to Study Perception

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

This module explores the nature of the claims and evidence used in scientific reasoning, and how hypothesis testing lies at the heart of the scientific method.

Introduction to the Scientific Method
Funding:
This module was supported by National Science Foundation Grants #9981217 and #0127561.