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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 210
Title Introduction to Learning
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites PSY101

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.