Psychology 334: Development of Perception and Cognition

  • 3 hours, 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: Psychology 101 and 214
  • Recommended for juniors and seniors only

A critical analysis of the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying the development of sensory, perceptual, and cognitive functions from the time of conception to adulthood. The role of biological and experiential factors in determining the nature and level of perceptual-cognitive organization is emphasized. Current theories of development are reviewed and their social and educational implications discussed .