University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Area of Study
Taught In English
45 points at Stage II Psychology and 15 points from STATS 101-125, 191 or 45 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units1
Hours & Credits
OverviewA discussion of how behaviour is controlled and modified by discriminative stimuli and by consequential reinforcers and punishers. The emphasis is on laboratory research with animals, but with some human data also considered. Topics include: choice behaviour, punishment, avoidance, psychophysics, memory, and cognition. This course includes a compulsory laboratory component.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
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