Australian Correspondence Schools: - Department of Conservation, Ecology and the Environment presenting the Pet Care Courses which is significant to pet owners, veterinary assistants, or people who work with animals (for e.g. on farms, zoos, pet shops, trainers, etc). In sympathetic Animal behavior, they enlarge their source for perceptive human activities, and as such, the course may also be precious for anyone studying general psychology.
Aims of Australian Correspondence Schools
Department of Conservation, Ecology and the Environment offers Pet Care Courses: -
1. Identify factors affecting animal behavior.
2. Describe the influence of genes on animal behavior.
3. Explain how animals perceive and how they respond to various stimuli.
4. Explain the influence of environment factors, such as circadian rhythms, on biological clocks, reproductive cycles, orientation and other animal behaviors.
5. Explain the social influences on animal aggression, play, sexual behavior, communication and other behaviors.
6. Describe different ways that animals learn (such as conditioning and habituation) and some effects of learning on behavior.
7. Discuss psychological implications of different handling techniques.
8. Identify abnormal animal behavior (eg. psychotic, neurotic behavior) and ways to reduce dependence on humans.
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