Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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PSY 212 - Learning and Memory

3 Credit(s)

Lectures, demonstrations, and review of experimental research in the areas of animal and human learning. Variables that influence learning will also be considered including stimulus-response connections, discrimination, chaining, verbal association, concept formation, and problem solving. Memory, transfer of learning, forgetting, insight and observational learning will also be covered.

Prerequisite: Recommend at least one introductory psychology course before taking this course.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.    Gain an understanding of the concepts of implicit learning and explicit learning
2.    Examine how classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and observational learning principles can be applied and develop clinical approaches to treatment
3.    Evaluate how emotion influences learning and memory
4.    Evaluate research methods and techniques used to measure learning & memory

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