Course Information

MU4313 Psychoacoustics

Credits: 3.00

This course looks at how people hear and listen to sound and music from a physiological, psychological and sociological frame of reference. The class investigates the basics of human hearing and auditory perception and examines how sonic and musical practices and vocabularies evolve based on how people hear. Students perform basic research (including developing simple experiments) and present their findings semiweekly.

Prerequisites: MU 3XX3. Co-requisites: None. Notes: Satisfies a HuSS elective.