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PSYC 3373 Learning and Motivation (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines fundamentals of learning theory. We will examine principles of classical and instrumental learning in animals and will discuss the human application of these principles in the home, classroom and clinical settings. We will focus heavily on classic and recent experiments designed to assess the processes and content of associative learning. Lastly, we will consider whether animals simply acquire stimulus-response tendencies, or if they have a more cognitive representation of their world, again focusing on how we can even ask this experimentally.


Instructor(s): Jeffrey Lamoureux

Prerequisites: PSYC1110 is suggested but not required

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Last Updated: 06-Feb-15