BIONB 4350

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.

Outcomes
  • 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).

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15947BIONB 4350  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2210.