Item Details

Sensation and Perception [electronic resource]

WGBH Boston in association with the American Psychological Association
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Focuses on the ways personal experience can influence perception. Describes how sense receptors function, how the brain processes sensory information, how expectations, values and prejudices influence perception, and the use of error and illusion as investigative techniques. Includes commentary by Dr. David Hubel of Harvard University and Dr. Misha Pavel of the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology.
Performers
Hosted by Philip Zimbardo.
Release Date
2001
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Series explores classic and current theories of human behavior, using commentary by leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists, demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage and computer animation.
Edition
Updated edition
Series
Discovering Psychology
Series Statement
Discovering psychology ; 7
ISBN
1576804143 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2001.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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