Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Sand County Almanac Assignments

February 28, 2017

For this topic of Sensation and Perception, I’d like you to read part of a chapter of A Sand County Almanac on the following schedule. You’ll find these pages to print out on the Sensation and Perception page right below the worksheets: For Wednesday, 2/1: read pp. 3-19 (January and February) For Thursday, 2/2: read…

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Observation Journal

February 27, 2017

Discussion Assignment in Canvas: Starting¬†with class time on Monday, 2/27 until class time on Monday, 3/6, you will record the number of different instances¬†of animals you see each day, along with a description of each instance. When I say instance, I mean a sighting, a sound or any other evidence, (e.g., poop or footprints) that…

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Week 9 plan

February 24, 2017

We’re switching to Chapter 4 Sensation and Perception. This is one of the most entertaining topics of the quarter. We’ll look at all sorts of perceptual illusions and ambiguity. You’ll laugh a lot. But keep in mind that you should be taking notes about why you laugh. What IS the illusion? Why do people “misperceive”…

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Week 7 plan – Important!!

February 10, 2017

On Monday, 2/13: We will be meeting in G202 for a brain lab. As I said in class, bring some study materials with you. Bring your completed worksheet, perhaps some photos that you print out. Anything that will help you locate parts of the brain. I decided that I needed one more day to talk…

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