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Andrew N Meltzoff
Seattle Campus

Seminar in Psychology

Selected research topics of contemporary interest. Quarterly listings of specific offerings are available at departmental advising office.

Class description

Students will learn history of science of learning from philosophy to modern developmental science and cognitive science. It will teach concepts as well as facts. Here is the course description: Introduction to research on human learning, taking advantage of new findings in neuroscience and behavior to examine learning from early infancy to adulthood. Traces historical descriptions and studies of learning to modern formulations. The course provides an interdisciplinary coverage of human learning, with special emphasis on developmental psychology, language and brain.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture but with class participation.

Recommended preparation

Psych 306 or equivalent

Class assignments and grading

Reading. One lab visit.

Midterm and Final

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Andrew N Meltzoff
Date: 04/14/2006