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NSCI0302

Conditioning and Learning

Conditioning and Learning
This course introduces students to a wide range of scientific theories regarding the research and theories relating to how animals, including humans, learn about events in thethe causal structure of their environment and shape their behaviors in response. A contemporary review ofStudents will learn the principles of classical and instrumental conditioning, motivation, cognition, and problem-solving; become familiar with the research supporting these theories; and discuss practical applications to education, psychological disorders, and behavioral therapies.generated by the experimental analysis of behavior is considered within the context of a psychobiological approach to learning and behavior. A self-scheduled lab is part of this course. (PSYC 0105; not open to first-year students; open to psychology and neuroscience majors; others by waiver) 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Neuroscience
Department:
Prog in Neuroscience
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
SCI
Equivalent Courses:
PSYC0302 *

Sections

Fall 2013

NSCI0302A-F13 Lecture (Stefani)

Fall 2012

NSCI0302A-F12 Lecture (Stefani)

Fall 2011

NSCI0302A-F11 Lecture (Cronise)
NSCI0302Y-F11 Pre-Lab (Cronise)
NSCI0302Z-F11 Lab (Cronise)

Spring 2009

NSCI0302A-S09 Lecture (Cronise)
NSCI0302Z-S09 Lab (Cronise)

Fall 2008

NSCI0302A-F08 Lecture (Stefani)
NSCI0302Z-F08 Lab (Stefani)

Spring 2008

NSCI0302A-S08 Lecture (Cronise)
NSCI0302Z-S08 Lab (Cronise)