Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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PSY 329 - Animal Behavior


Units: 4
Four hours lecture per week
Prerequisite(s): Upper Division standing
Explores how animals interact with each other and their environment to solve problems related to survival and reproduction. Emphasizes the mechanisms of solving problems like finding food while not becoming food, reproduction and parental care, when and how animals communicate, navigation over short and long distances, and the tension between cooperation and competition that arises in social living. The class provides perspective on the relationship between organisms and their environment, the neurological and hormonal mechanisms of behavior, the role of learning and cognition, and the origins of human behavior.
Graded: Letter Grade



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