PSY260H1: Introduction to 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/PSY100Y5/PSYA01H3/COG250Y1
Exclusion
PSYB38H3
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)