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PSYC U7730G Psychology of Learning

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 730.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

45 hours; 3 credits

Examination of key empirical phenomena and theories of associative learning. Focus on psychological level analyses as well as underlying neurobiological mechanisms involved in simple forms of Pavlovian and instrumental learning and their interactions in the control of adaptive behavior in non-human animals. Applications to topics such as causal reasoning, predictive learning, substance abuse, and neuropsychiatric disorders in humans.

Prerequisite: Permission of the graduate deputy chairperson.


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