Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - 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

Student must be in second year or higher

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students not yet in second year who have obtained credit in Psychology 1100 may request permission to register in this course.
Course Classifications:
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences