|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Psychology|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Maxime PELLAND (Ph: ) FLEXIBLE
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The subject is devoted to developing an understanding of the theories of learning and behaviour change in humans and other animals. Specifically, it will address the theories and application of classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, operant or instrumental conditioning and learning by observation. In addition, the subject will include review and analyses of higher forms of behaviour such as insightful problem solving, creativity and atypical or bizarre behaviours. The application of scientific method to questions about behaviour and behaviour change will be emphasized with consideration of the view of learning as an evolutionary and adaptive mechanism.
1) Identify, describe and apply the basic principles underlying classical conditioning;
(2) identify, describe and apply the basic principles underlying operant conditioning;
(3) Understand, explain and apply the basic premise of observational or social learning; and
(4) Apply commonly used behaviour-modification strategies to modify a target behaviour.
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