How to Use this GuideThis guide provides information and resources on teaching sensation concepts in an Introduction to Psychology course. All resources are Open Access and can be downloaded or added to a Course Management System (LMS) via the hyperlinks.According to the TAG, Sensation falls within Pillar 1 (Biological) and is an optional topic for Ohio Introduction to Psychology courses, along with the required topic of Biology of Behavior. Perception falls under Pillar 2 (Cognitive), and is an optional topic for Ohio Introduction to Psychology courses, along with the required topic of Memory. Together, these topics meet the APA recommendations for Strengthening General Psychology (Gurung, et al., 2016).IntroductionThis section introduces students to the basic processes of sensation and perception.
Ohio TAG Social and Behavioral Sciences (OSS) Standards
Core OSS015 Outcome: Core skill demonstrated by students who successfully complete an Introduction to Psychology Course
Standard: Describe psychological theories, principles, and concepts relevant to the following topics: Biological (Biology of Behavior, Sensation, Consciousness), Cognitive (Memory, Cognition, Perception, Intelligence), Developmental (Learning, Lifespan Development, Language), Social and Personality (Social, Personality, Emotion, Multicultural, Gender, Motivation), Mental and Physical Health (Abnormal, Health, Therapies)