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2015-2016 Catalog

PSYC 324 Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior

Examines how evolution has shaped the behaviors of animals to be adaptive, primarily exploring the functional significance of animal behavior. Topics include animal communication, foraging, antipredator strategies, sociality, mating systems, and parental care patterns. Laboratory involves naturalistic observations and experimental research with a variety of animal species. Lecture/laboratory. [NS, W]


PSYC 120