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Sensation and Perception


Spring Syllabus: Click  Syllabus

Textbook: J.M. Wolfe, et al. (2015) Sensation & Perception, 4th Edition, Sunderland, MA: Sinauer [ISBN# 978-1-60535-211-4].

Text Website: Click Student companion Website

Spring Calendar: Click Calendar

Assignments and Grades: Click Blackboard Academic Suite

Instructor: Dr. Lakey  (Click Lakey)


> American Psychological Association website at http://www.apa.org/general information for students at http://www.apa.org/students/

New 6th Edition 2010 APA Format documentation at APA Formatting and Style Guide at Purdue and APA Reference Style - 6th edition 2010

> Association for Psychological Science website at http://www.psychologicalscience.org/.

> LearnPSYCHOLOGY at http://www.learnpsychology.org/ for general information about specializations, resources, and careers in psychology and behavioral neuroscience.

> Library Literature Searches with PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, MEDLINE, and ANNUAL REVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGY:  To conduct a search, click http://www.evansville.edu/libraries/, click Find Books and Articles, next click A-Z Databases, then the appropriate database (PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, Medline, Annual Review of Psychology, etc.).  When you get to the search engine, enter the key terms for your topic.  Print out important abstracts and download full-text .pfd files (save to a floppy, zip, USB memory chip drive, or hard disk).  All APA journal articles (PsycARTICLES) and Annual Review of Psychology articles are available on-line in full text through our Library.

> Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy:  A most useful resource for understanding specific illnesses, the current medical perspective and standard treatment.  Full-text available online at http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmanual/sections.jsp.  Search physical illnesses and psychiatric disorders at http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/.   

> Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research:  Abstracts and information for contributors at http://www.psichi.org/, under Publications.

> Rosnow & Rosnow, Writing papers in psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson.  On library reserve.

> Social Psychology Network at http://www.socialpsychology.org/ provides a comprehensive list of links to both social and general psychology sites.  Search option.

> Society for Neuroscience website http://www.sfn.org/general information about neuroscience and links.  Click Brain Waves for interesting full-text articles.

> Textbook website:    Access Sensation and Perception for Interactive Activities, Web Essays, Key Term Quizzes, and Chapter Summaries.



Webvision and lots of information about vision: http://webvision.med.utah.edu

Optical Illusions:  http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/ and https://www.eyebuydirect.com/fool-your-eyes-with-optical-illusions (thanks to Lisa)