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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 210
Title Introduction to Learning
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites PSY101
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1099 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 8:00am - 9:15am MH-205 Carlos Aparicio
02 1100 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 9:25am - 10:40am MH-238 Carlos Aparicio
03 1101 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-342 Peter Grant
04 1102 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 3:05pm - 4:20pm MH-240 Matthew Murphy
05 1103 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm MH-240 Matthew Murphy
S1 1105 9/7/16 - 12/22/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm MH-240 Matthew Murphy
S2 1752 9/7/16 - 12/22/16 W 7:00pm - 9:20pm MH-240 William F Harney

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.