PSYC 720 (02) - Animal Cognition

Animal Cognition

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Psychology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13381
Do animals use language or have a culture? Can birds count? Do animals use tools and understand how they function? How do ants navigate their environment to find food and then return to their nest? How animals perceive, attend to, process, store, and represent information from their environment. Research on animal learning and behavior as a framework for investigating cognitive processes in animal learning. Quantitative versus qualitative nature of differences between people and non-human animals. Multidisciplinary approach including the fields of anthropology, physiology, philosophy and biology.
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Prerequisite(s): (PSYC 401 and PSYC 402 and PSYC 502 and (PSYC 513 or PSYC 521) ) or (NSB 500 and NSB 501 and NSB 502 and NSB 503)
Only listed majors in section: NEUROSCI LA, NEUROSCI LSA, PSYCHOLOGY
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Jan Tornick

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MCC 245
Final Exam 12/15/2023 12/15/2023 F 1:00pm - 3:00pm ONLINE