Prerequisites: 82:160 and 82:161.
This course focuses upon the theoretical and experimental contributions made by scientists in the discovery and analysis of basic principles of learned behavior in animals and humans. Topics to be covered include: (1) classical conditioning, (2) instrumental conditioning, and (3) animal cognition research which includes the study of learning sets, simple concept formation, and language acquisition.
3 lecture hours per term, one term
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 82:387 in the BU Course Transfer Database.