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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.
Examination of the mechanisms by which animals acquire, process, store, and act on information from the environment. Topics to be covered include perception, learning, memory, decision-making, with special attention to spatial cognition, numerical cognition, understanding of tool use, and social cognition.
When Offered Spring.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 25 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2210.
- Understanding the classical foundational issues in the study of animal cognition, such as the role of Morgan's Canon.
- Understanding the relationship between brain evolution and cognition.
- Understanding perception, simple forms of learning, and more complex forms of memory and categorization.
- Understanding physical cognition (space, time, number, and physical causation).
- Outcome 5. Understanding social cognition (social knowledge, social learning, and communication).
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRCorson-Mudd A305
Prerequisite: BIONB 2210.
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