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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PSY 210
Title Introduction to Learning
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites PSY101
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1471 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 8:00am - 9:15am MH-238 Carlos Aparicio
03 2297 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TBA TBA Online Matthew Murphy
02 2298 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 3:05pm - 4:20pm MH-346 Peter Grant
S1 2299 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
W1 3468 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

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.