PSY260H1: Learning and Plasticity

Hours: 
36L

Concepts, theories, and applications of classical and contemporary learning theories, including classical and operant conditioning. Current theories of the physiological and anatomical basis of learning and memory, including synaptic plasticity, the role of the hippocampus, amygdala, frontal cortex and other brain regions. Theories will be related to a practical understanding and applications such as drug addiction, phobias and other disorders.

Prerequisite: 

PSY100H1/​ COG250Y1, OR registered in the Cognitive Science program

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)