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.
Course contents summary
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