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Learning & Cognition (PSY 230)

Term: 2016-2017 Academic Year Fall

Faculty

William Blevins
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Schedule

Tue, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (8/29/2016 - 12/9/2016) Location: TOWA

Description

This course will explore learning, memory, attention, problem solving, concept formation, classical conditioning, operant conditioning, observational learning, and language development. Scientific investigations will be reviewed concerning the history, methods, results, and conclusions of learning and cognitive theories. (3 Credits) Prerequisite: PSY105

   



PSY 230
1. Describe general principles of learning as they related to human adaptation
2. Describe the models and theories of memory
3. Differentiate between psycholinguistic, behavioral, and cognitive developmental approaches to language development
4. Describe how biological and cultural factors impact learning and cognitive processes