Unit 4 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • differentiate between the concepts of sensation and perception;
  • explain the structure and function of the following sensory systems:
    • visual,
    • auditory,
    • olfactory,
    •  somatic, and
    • gustatory;
  • describe how external stimuli are processed in the brain;
  • describe the role of sleep in proper psychological function; and
  • describe the physiological and psychological effects of psychoactive drugs.

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