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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABA 710 - Conditioning and Learning

The course will provide an overview of basic behavioral processes. Presents information relating to human and nonhuman learning with a focus on the experimental analysis of behavior. Topics covered include environmental feedback mechanisms, schedules of reinforcement, establishing operations, multioperant performances, discriminative stimulus control, stimulus equivalence, rule-governed behavior, behavioral pharmacology, and remembering/forgetting. The course also focuses on research methodologies and the critical analysis of research. Students apply their skills using computer-based simulations of laboratory experiments.

Credits: 3