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Vision Science 84, Section 3
Introduction to Vision Science (2 units, P/NP)
Professor Susana Chung
Tuesday 4:00-6:00, 394 Minor Hall, Class number: 40660

Class will meet every Tuesday for the first eight weeks of the semester.

This is an introductory course to vision science. In this course, we will briefly introduce and discuss different areas of vision science, including, but not limited to, the following topics: visual illusion, depth perception, eye movements, color vision. The course is intended for someone who might be interested in pursuing a graduate degree or career related to vision (eye-care providers or vision scientists).

Dr. Susana Chung is a Professor of Optometry and Vision Science. She teaches courses on visual perception to graduate students in the Optometry Program and the Vision Science Graduate Program.

Faculty web site: http://optometry.berkeley.edu/faculty/susana-chung-od-phd-faao

Quotes from Fall 2016 seminar:

Every guest speaker that came in to speak was amazing and very apt at teaching and relaying the information to the class.

It is a very intellectually stimulating course that draws in people of many varied interests and provides a great Segway to learning more in-depth about any covered topic.

This seminar brings a good insight into the many possible career paths one might take if you’re interested in something dealing with vision.

Quotes from students in Fall 2015 seminar:

"Professor Chung and visiting professors do an amazing job at covering everything."

"Eye/Vision Science is extremely complex but is so beautiful once the information makes sense."

"Take part in the hands-on simulations and activities. It makes learning more fun."

"This course is a general overview about eyes, and is great if you want to find out what specific part of the eye you find the most interesting."

"It is a very interesting and broad overview of different areas of research/ topics concerning the eye." - student in fall 2014 seminar

"I learned a lot about the research going on in Vision Science and got to talk to a lot of graduate students about their research." student in fall 2014 seminar
Freshman and Sophomore Seminars are co-sponsored by the Undergraduate Division
of the College of Letters & Science and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
For further information about the program,
contact Alix Schwartz (alix@berkeley.edu / 642-8378).

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