General Psychology I

Instructor: Lorre McCabe

Week 4: Sensation and Perception (Chapter 4)

Related Links

Sensation and Perception Tutorials
Animations of Processes within the Ear
Visual Perception Online Laboratory
Classic Visual illusions
Blind Spot Demonstration

Subliminal Perception Web Sites

A Paper on Subliminal Perception
Science or Science Fiction?: Investigating the Possibility (and Plausibility) of Subliminal Persuasion [Cornell University].
Backward Masking: Do reversed music lyrics influence behavior? What do you think? What do you think your book would say about it?


A paper on visual agnosia
Examples of drawings made by people with visual agnosia
Overview of Agnosia
The visual system and agnosia: Informative Overview

The Brain and Vision

Visual Pathways: This site has pictures/diagrams and more information not presented in lecture.
Visual Pathways: This is a kids site, but contains a great diagram for studying.
The visual pathway overhead from class
The human eye overhead from class
Class notes: This is from another university, and varies a great deal from our own class. However, some of you might find it useful.

The Brain and Hearing

A diagram of the ear: Great for studying.
Ear overhead from class

The Brain and Taste

An Article on Taste