May 22, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

PY 3250 - Psychology of Learning


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Investigates how human beings and other organisms come to behave in new ways. Major topics include biological influences on learning, classical and operant conditioning, punishment, behavior therapy, cognitive learning, and techniques of instruction. Important features of the course include the research methods used to address empirical questions and the evaluation of theoretical predictions in the context of research findings. There is also an emphasis on applying research findings to behavioral problems and the enhancement of learning in academic settings.

Prerequisite: PY 1000 .