Lynne A. Werner
Basic aspects of hearing and the ear and auditory nervous system. How the auditory system constructs an image of the acoustic environment. How attention and memory influence hearing. Effects of damage to the auditory system. Prerequisite: either SPHSC 261 or PSYCH 333. Offered: Sp.
How the ear works. What description of sound the ear sends the brain. How the brain figures what what and where the sound is using that description. How those processes support and limit perception.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture, with questions encouraged. WE WILL BE USING QWIZDOM Spring Quarter 2007
Students should feel comfortable with basic ideas about acoustics.
Class assignments and grading
2 midterms, 1 5-10 page essay, weekly lab, class participation
20% each midterm, 20% essay, 10% lab (credit/no credit), 10% participation (credit/no credit)