Course Description for Human Learning and Performance
Human Learning and Performance
Prerequisite: EXP 3412, PSY 3213, and PSY 3213L
Description: This course provides hands-on experience in conducting experiments in human learning and performance. The theoretical focus is on basic mechanisms of human learning from infancy to adulthood, with special emphasis on motor performance. The practical focus is on design of experiments, analysis of data, presentation of graphs, and on public as well as written presentation of research results. Topics for research projects may include computerized experiments on motor skills in aiming at targets, interception of moving targets, and visual guidance of motor skills.