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Queen's University

MotiCog Lab

Psyc 205: Introduction to Comparative Cognition

The evolution and function of cognition across species, ranging from invertebrates to humans. Topics include perception, attention, associate mechanisms, categorization, decision making and memory. Each will be examined from a comparative and biological perspective. Laboratory exercises complement topics to be covered in the lectures. Enrollment is limited.
B- in PSYC 100.

Psyc 397: History of Modern Psychology

A survey of the history of modern psychology, from the early 19th century to the close of the 20th. The more important empirical findings of psychology and related disciplines will be examined together with their theoretical explanations. The course will lead to an examination of the causes of differential scientific progress in the various sub-fields of psychology.
PSYC 100.

Psyc 934: Comparative Neurocognition

An overview of the evolution and function of cognitive processes across species. Topics such as sensory systems, associative mechanisms, memory, categorization, decision making, communication, etc. will be examined from a Behavioural Ecology and Experimental Psychology perspective. Up-to-date research in neuroscience and developmental psychology will complement each topic. Lecture/Seminar 2 hrs.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000