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2003-2004 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2003-2004 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 401 - Motivation and Learning

This course examines the major theories and issues from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Emphasis is placed on the scientific experimental approach to understanding the nature of learning and motivation. Detailed analysis of classical and instrumental conditioning, reinforcement theory, and punishment, along with the contributions of Skinner, Hull, and Tolman, are a few of the areas investigated.

Prerequisites & Notes
PSYC 101.

Credits: 3 s.h