PSY 484 - Comparative Animal Behavior

A study of adaptive behavior in humans and non-human animals. Behavior is examined within a species comparative context from an evolutionary and ecological perspective. Topics include sexual and social behavior, predator-prey interactions, and communication. Apparently maladaptive or abnormal behavior is also discussed, as are comparative physiology, development, and learning.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 300 and 'C' or better in PSY 259 and a 'C' or better in at least 3 additional credits in PSY at the 300-level or higher; or departmental permission. BIO majors with junior/senior standing may register with permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016