GENERAL PSICOLOGY-PART B
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2014/2015
YEAR OF STUDY: 1
SEMESTER: Second semester
NUMBER OF CREDITS: 3
CONTACT HOURS: 21
INDIVIDUAL WORK HOURS: 51
To learn how the human mind combines information from different sensory channels to perceive own’s own body, to control one’s movement, and to perceive and interpret the movements of other individuals.
Elements of multisensory perception and motor control.
Applications to the perceptual guide of movement.
The problems of perception. From the psychophysical chain to the perception-action cycle. Senses and perceptual systems. Multisensory perception. Constancies. Completion. Space. Movement. Color. Perceiving your body and controlling actions.
Bruno, Pavani & Zampini (2010). La percezione multisensoriale. Bologna, Il Mulino
Nicoletti & Borghi (2009). Il controllo motorio. Bologna, Il Mulino
attending class is highly recommended