California State University, Northridge

Psychology 401
The Behavior of Animals

A comparative study of animals with emphasis on the experimental analysis of their behavior. Traditional and contemporary views of instinct, learning, imprinting, social behavior, and cognition are covered. Individual projects require the application of previously learned research methodology and statistical techniques to the study of the natural behavior of animals in the laboratory and/or at the zoo. Three hours of lecture-discussion and three hours of laboratory per week.

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[And be sure to read about bobcats before you proceed!]