Faculty Profile

Kathryn Kalafut

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (2014)

Contact Information

kalafutk@dickinson.edu

Kaufman Hall Room 166
717.245.2548090

Education

  • B.A., Indiana University, 2005
  • M.S., University of North Texas, 2009
  • Ph.D., Brown University, 2014

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

PSYC 110 Principles of Behavior
NOTE: Some class sessions will feature the instructor's dog in live demonstrations of learning principles.

PSYC 110 Principles of Behavior
NOTE: Some class sessions will feature the instructor's dog in live demonstrations of learning principles.

PSYC 480 Animal Minds
NOTE: Some class sessions will feature the instructor's dog in live demonstrations of learning principles. This seminar will discuss theory and research in cognition from a comparative approach. The main objective of this course is to develop a better understanding of animal cognition and behavior. Readings will include research articles and popular press on topics such as perception, memory, problem solving, time perception and spatial cognition. In addition to readings, in-class demonstrations and cognitive tests will be conducted using the domestic dog.

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

Spring 2015

PSYC 110 Principles of Behavior
In this introductory course, we examine how fundamental principles, derived from the field of animal learning, govern simple and complex human behavior. Topics such as classical and operant conditioning, stimulus control, extinction and avoidance are discussed.

PSYC 110 Principles of Behavior
In this introductory course, we examine how fundamental principles, derived from the field of animal learning, govern simple and complex human behavior. Topics such as classical and operant conditioning, stimulus control, extinction and avoidance are discussed.