PSYCH 152 - Behavioral Psychology

Description
A study of basic processes and concepts in the conditioning and learning of human and nonhuman behavior, including acquisition and extinction, stimulus discrimination and generalization, avoidance and punishment, biological constraints on learning, and the role of motivation in learn- ing. Theoretical trends in issues such as mediation, attention, memory, and concept learning are also discussed. Clinical and educational applications of basic principles of learning are explored. In addition, laboratory operant conditioning studies are conducted. Two 50-minute lectures and two laboratory periods per week. Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.
Credits
4
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
MWTuTh
Avg. Class Size
10
Avg. Sections
2