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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. (Not offered 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: Psychology 202, 297 and 298.