Dec 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
2019-2020 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PY 313 - Psychology of Learning and Motivation

Traditional approaches to studying the science of behavior are discussed including classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, operant conditioning, and their interactions. Several laboratory projects are conducted throughout this course. Many applications of learning theory are also entertained. Additional topics include motivation, emotion, drives, and incentive learning. Major theorists and their contributions to learning theory are discussed.

Four credits.

Prerequisite(s): PY 101  or permission of the instructor.

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