Learning and Thinking (Psych 320)
The course covers the basic principles of learning and memory by integrating findings from animal and human research. It follows a multidisciplinary approach emphasizing (1) behavioral and cognitive processes; (2) brain systems involved and (3) clinical perspectives.
Animal Cognition (Psych 391 QQ)
This seminar provides an introduction to animal cognition by examining cognitive abilities in a variety of species, from invertebrates to nonhuman primates.
Aging and Cognition (Psych 591O)
The goal of this seminar is to provide an overview of the cognitive changes that occur as a function of normal and, to a lesser extent, pathological aging. A broad variety of topics is covered, including theories of cognitive aging, brain aging, animal models of cognitive aging, hormonal influences and menopause, and interventions for successful aging.