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This course is designed to provide a relatively in-depth understanding of current findings in selective areas of visual dynamics and perceptual neuropsychology. The goal is to facilitate students to develop both an understanding of the fields and an interest in pursuing some aspects of them in the future. Topics covered will include visual selection and memory, visual awareness, the representation of object and space, face recognition, and others.
On successful completion of the course, students will have: Gained a relatively in-depth understanding of the major models and theories in selective areas of visual attention and perceptual neuropsychology. Demonstrated the ability to read original research articles, evaluate critically the authors’ empirical findings and their interpretation of the data and theoretical claims. Learnt to lead discussion and to present other people’s research in a clear and succinct way. Learnt to formulate a research question, conduct literature search on a topic of interest, turn the research question into one or more testable hypotheses, write a research proposal, and present the proposal in a semi-formal setting. Learnt to edit and to write in a style consistent with the English Wikipedia's Manual of Style. Produced a Wikipedia entry on-line.
Subject to approval by the Head of Department
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Domestic fee $881.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
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