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PY420 – Cognitive Neuroethology

This course provides an overview of cognitive ethology (the study of animal behavior/cognition in the natural environment), with a focus on the underlying neural structures and non-human animal communication systems. Several species will be examined, including, birds, non-human primates, elephants, and cetacea. In addition, the course will explore attempts to teach non-human animals human-based artificial languages.

Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 297 and 298.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2018 Block 5 Cognitive Neuroethology Robert Jacobs Tutt Science Building 108 25/15 03/24/2018
Spring 2019 Block 5 Cognitive Neuroethology Robert Jacobs TBA 25/25 03/24/2018