Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours in Psychology Major with Concentration in Women's Studies) (TB) - Learning

Psychology 2511 Learning
A review of the foundations of conditioning and learning in physiology and behaviourist psychology but updates these earlier approaches with the view that learning is an evolved biological mechanism and that what is learned is limited by biological constraints. Content includes coverage of classical and operant conditioning, observational learning, the limits of learning, and the complementary roles of biology and the environment on what is and can be learned.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Psychology 1100 or the student must be in second year or higher

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences