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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 210
Title Introduction to Learning
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites PSY101
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 1807 1/20/16 - 5/9/16 W 7:00pm - 9:20pm MH-241 William F Harney
01 2000 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 8:00am - 9:15am MH-303 Carlos Aparicio
02 2001 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 9:25am - 10:40am MH-303 Carlos Aparicio
03 2002 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-241 Matthew Murphy
04 2003 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 3:05pm - 4:20pm MH-241 Matthew Murphy
W1 3269 1/4/16 - 1/8/16 MTWRF 8:30am - 4:30pm MH-342 Matthew Murphy

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.