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Course SO-07-26.2000-K-5

Psychophysics and Signal Detection (2S, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 S Seminar 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2S) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [SO-CSP] Cognitive Science and Psychology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: written elaboration and presentation
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


The seminar reviews the most important psychophysical models, including signal detection and threshold theories. Special emphasis is on experimental techniques and practical calculation.

Lecture on Perception, Cognition and Knowledge (part of Basic Module 1) is highly recommended.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [SO-07-26.2000-K-5]

Module Name Context
[INF-93-71-M-7] Cognitive Science WP: Obligation to choose 2S, 3.0 LP
[SO-07.2603-M-6] Perception - Specialized Seminars P: Obligatory 2S, 3.0 LP