Timothy Parker

Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences

Contact

Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Email
twparker@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 679-1123
Address
C152 AG04 Science Extension
4901-46 Ave
Camrose AB
T4V 2R3

Courses

AUPSY 267 - Sensory Processes and Perception

An introduction to the theoretical and experimental issues associated with sensory processes and perceptual experience. Prerequisite: AUPSY 101 (2016) or 103.

Fall Term 2021
AUPSY 269 - Principles of Learning

In-depth examination of classical and operant conditioning and social learning theory. This course provides an in-depth examination of conditioning principles and discusses how those principles can be used to modify behaviour. Topics covered may include reinforcement, extinction, punishment, schedules of reinforcement, stimulus discrimination, fading, stimulus-response chaining, generalization, modelling, Pavlovian conditioning, forgetting and concept learning. Prerequisites: AUPSY 103. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPSY 269 and 369 (2021).

Fall Term 2022
AUPSY 275 - An Introduction to the Brain and Nervous System

Introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, with a special emphasis on the brain. Prerequisite: AUPSY 103.

Fall Term 2021 Fall Term 2022
AUPSY 483 - Psychological Disorders

Advanced-level course that focuses on the research related to the etiology, classification, assessment, and treatment of a variety of psychological disorders in children and adults (e.g., anxiety, addictions, depression, schizophrenia, and personality disorders). A student becomes acquainted with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Prerequisite: AUPSY 275. AUPSY 486 is highly recommended.

Fall Term 2021 Fall Term 2022

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