Sensation and perception

For this assignment you will review current research and provide a critical evaluation of that research through an annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography is simply a brief summary and analysis of the journal article reviewed. For more information on the required format of the bibliography please click on annotated bibliography template. The annotated bibliography will be used as part of the literature review for your final paper that is due in Week 5. For more information on the required format of the bibliography please click on annotated bibliography template.

The type of articles that you will need to find is research articles located in scholarly journals. Scholarly journal articles are also referred as primary source peer reviewed articles. A scholarly journal article can be found in the South University Online Library. To find more information regarding utilizing the South University Library and accessing scholarly journal articles click on Library Guide. What cannot be used for this assignment are Web pages, magazines, newspapers, text books, and other books. Finally, current research for our purposes is an article that was published within the last 5 to 6 years.

Remember this is a course on sensation and perception so when looking for articles make sure that it is related to the subject matter covered in the course. For your research choose the first topic area (major theories) as well as 1 other area. Find 3 articles (as described above) for each area of the two areas (6 articles total for the bibliography).

The major theories associated with perception
Critical features of biology and physiology regarding sensation and perception
Articulate the connection between biology, physiology, and the environment
Processes associated with the perception of color, brightness, and contrast
Processes involved with perceiving objects, forms, depth, size, movement, and events
Critical elements involved with sound, localization, speech, and pitch perception
Cutaneous and chemical sensations in the process of perception
The influence of environmental context (e.g., geography) on perception
The annotated bibliography should include for each article.

Write a 1-2 paragraph summary for each article.
Write a 12-paragraph analysis and evaluation for each article found.
Make sure to integrate what you learned in your course readings in that analysis
Use correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary.
Use APA format including:
Title page
Double space
Reference page
Cite and reference all sources using the APA format.