9.35 Perceptual Systems


Class Info

Studies how the senses work and how physical stimuli are transformed into signals in the nervous system. Examines how the brain uses those signals to make inferences about the world, and uses illusions and demonstrations gain insight into those inferences. Emphasizes audition and vision, with some discussion of touch, taste, and smell. Provides experience with psychophysical methods.

This class has 9.00, and 9.01 as prerequisites.

9.35 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. McDermott.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 46-5193.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 9.35 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Sensation And Perception site or on the 9.35 Stellar site.

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