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Steven L. Buck
PSYCH 545
Seattle Campus

Advances in Cognition/Perception

Intensive readings from the current literature on an emerging topic or theoretical perspective in cognition/perception. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor.

Class description

The course will cover both classic and current material related to color perception and psychophysics (including color mixture, color specification and color spaces, chromatic discrimination, and color constancy), peripheral and central neural substrate of color processing, and color-vision deficiencies and genetics. The course is open to all interested graduate students but will be particularly appropriate for those in cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, neurobiology and behavior, and cognition/perception.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Steven L. Buck
Date: 03/30/2009