An overview of the general principles governing behavior change, informed by consideration of the ecological and biological constraints and affordances on learning and memory. Topics may include the principles underlying: habituation, reinforcement, punishment, learning-set formation, conditioned emotional responses, taste aversions, token economies, spatial learning, food-storing, short- and long-term memory, forgetting, drug addiction, therapy for maladaptive behaviors.
- A Psychology Set 2 elective
- Prerequisite: Psychology 101.
- Credits: 3
- Faculty: Dr. Mayeaux