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2014-2015 Course Catalog

PSYCH 2600 Basic Learning Principles

4 hours

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The behaviorist viewpoint and the methodology of experimental analysis is introduced in this course. The emphasis is on theories derived largely from non-human research and applied to everyday human behavior. Topics include an analysis of the basic operations of classical and operant conditioning and the biological constraints on learning. A practical animal lab is used to demonstrate the methods of behavior analysis and modification.
Prerequisite(s): PSYCH 1010 Introduction to Psychological Science.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)