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Animal Psychology

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Kod przedmiotu: 2500-EN-F-238 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 14.4 / (0313) Psychologia
Nazwa przedmiotu: Animal Psychology
Jednostka: Wydział Psychologii
Grupy: Academic basket
Biological Bases of Behavior basket
Elective courses
electives for 2,3 and 4th year
Punkty ECTS i inne: (brak)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

fakultatywne

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Animal psychology is getting more and more interest, from various points of view. In the course of our meetings, we will travel across various approaches, theories and research papers, in order to figure out the contemporary views, controversies and proven facts, about the development, and evolution of various forms of animal minds.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Animal psychology is getting more and more interest, from various points of view. It is debated by philosophers, psychologists, and more recently by evolutionary biologists. From the Darwinian point of view, animal minds are products of long lasting evolutionary process. In the course of our meetings, we will travel across various approaches, theories and research papers, in order to figure out the contemporary views, controversies and proven facts, about the development, and evolution of various forms of animal minds. We will start from the instinctive mechanism, thru learning processes towards cognitive approach.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Kappeler, P. (2010). Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms. Springer. (available free in pdf format)

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Assessment is based on a short paper and a written exam at the end of the course. The exam makes up 50% of the final grade and the paper the other 50%. The exam consists of two open questions on the readings from the list marked as important with an "*". The answers are supposed not to exceed 150 words.

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