The course: In this course, the biological study of behavior, we study animal behavior, especially in that ocurring in natural conditions in an evolutionary perspective.

Interest: For a psychologist, to know animal behavior is a way of understanding human behavior, understanding the human-animal interaction, looking after animal well-being, and helping humans with some mental and neurological difficulties.


  • Pages: Students are responsible for reading the Ethology pages and regularly check for changes or news.
  • Visiting hours: Tue 12.30-13.30h; appointments should be booked by mail.
  • Attendance:   Students are expected to attend classes regularly (> 70%).  More than 30% of unexcused absences (more than 6) from the lectures will result in course failure.

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