Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3710281
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Psychology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. V.DOU ERDENER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

A course designed to acquaint the students with the experimental literature of the psychology of learning. Areas of major emphasis are principles of classical and instrumental conditioning, reinforcement and its patterns, extinction, relation of learning to motivation, generalization and discrimination. A selective treatment of major learning theories in various contexts is distributed throughout the course material.