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.


Agnès Lacreuse, Ph.D.
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

University of Massachusetts

Morrill IV North, 639 North Pleasant St

Amherst, MA 01003

​Telephone : 413-545-2183

Email : lacreuse@umass.edu


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