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  1. Essential reading 2 items
    1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

      Book Suggested for student purchase Core text book which includes material on all of the topics covered in the comparative psychology lectures.

    2. Physiology of behavior - Neil R. Carlson, Melissa A. Birkett 2017

      Book Essential Core textbook which covers some topics in neuropsychology and neuroscience.

  2. Comparative psychology and animal intelligence 13 items
    1. Lecture 1 - An introduction to animal intelligence (DG) 1 item
      1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 1 (up to page 25); Chapter 8 (pages 190-192 on habituation); Chapter 14

    2. Lecture 2 - Conditioning (DG) 2 items
      1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

        Book  Chapter 1 (from page 25); Chapter 2; Chapter 4

    3. Lecture 3 - Conditions for learning (DG) 3 items
      1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 3, part 1 (Surprise and conditioning)

    4. Lecture 4 - Generalization and discrimination (DG) 2 items
      1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 6 (Discrimination Learning); Chapter 3 part 2 (Attention, but ignore the section on Wagner's theory)

      2. Selective Attention in Animal Discrimination Learning - Thomas R. Zentall, Donald A. Riley 01/2000

        Article Recommended

    5. Lecture 5 - Categories and concepts 5 items
      1. Animal learning & cognition: an introduction - John M. Pearce c2008

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 7

      2. Issues in the Comparative Cognition of Abstract-Concept Learning - Jeffrey Katz, Anthony A. Wright, Kent Bodily 2007

        Article 

  3. Neuropsychology and neuroscience 5 items
    1. Lecture 1 - Structure and function of the brain 1 item
      1. Physiology of behavior - Neil R. Carlson, Melissa A. Birkett 2017

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 5

    2. Lecture 2 - Attention 2 items
      1. Neuroscience: exploring the brain - Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A. Paradiso 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 21; there are various different editions of this book in the library - the chapter on attention is chapter 21 in the three most recent editions

      2. Cognitive neuroscience: the biology of the mind - Michael S. Gazzaniga, Richard B. Ivry, G. R. Mangun, Megan S. Steven c2009

        Book Recommended Chapter 3 - Attention

    3. Lecture 3 - Language 1 item
      1. Physiology of behavior - Neil R. Carlson, Melissa A. Birkett 2017

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 14

    4. Lectures 4 and 5 - Memory and Learning 1 item
      1. Physiology of behavior - Neil R. Carlson, Melissa A. Birkett 2017

        Book Suggested for student purchase Chapter 13

  4. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
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