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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 210
Title Introduction to Learning
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites PSY101
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1242 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
21 1735 7/11/16 - 8/20/16 TBA TBA Online Robin Sherman

Description

This course presents an overview of research in animal and human learning including topics in reflexive behavior, and classical and operant conditioning. Emphasis will be placed on behaviorism as a philosophy of science, reasoning about cause and effect, measurement and evaluation of behavior, evolutionary mechanisms, ethics and the application of learning (to both animal and human populations). Three lecture hours per week.