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.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Spring 2018||Block 5||Cognitive Neuroethology||Robert Jacobs||TBA||25/15||10/19/2017|