Course: Ethology

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Course title Ethology
Course code PCH/ETL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tuf Ivan Hadrián, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Animal model studies as psychological processes - ethology, its origin and development "Genetics of behavior "Animals and learning "The Selfish Gene "Evolutionary stable strategies "The economy behavior "Coexistence in the group "Animal Personality

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
  • Homework for Teaching - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The object and problems of development comparative psychology. Human and animal psyche. Foundation of methodology.
basic familiarity in this questionary
Prerequisites no assumptions

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

the paper on a topic related to the current topic of ethology
Recommended literature
  • Bolhuis J.J., Giraldeau L.-A. (2005):. The behavior of animals: mechanisms, function, and evolution. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford..
  • Dugatkin L.A. (2003). Principles of Animal Behavior.. W. W. Norton & Copany.
  • Franck D. (1996):. Etologie. Karolinum, Praha..
  • Hamer D., Copeland P. (2003):. Geny a osobnost. Portál, Praha.
  • Veselovský Z. (2005):. (2005). Etologie. Biologie chování zvířat.. Academia, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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