Course Schedule

Week Date Type Assignment Topic
1 1/26 Lecture Read syllabus Course overview
1/28 Lab (Jupyter Notebooks); Lecture Set up Anaconda Environment What are models? Why use models?
2 2/2 Discussion of Guest & Martin (2021) and Jolly & Chang (2017) Read Guest & Martin (2021) and Jolly & Chang (2017), and submit response
2/4 Lab (Python) - Introduction to Python
3 2/9 Discussion of Wilson & Collins (2018) Submit Jupyter Notebook exercise 1; Read Wilson & Collins (2019), and submit response Best practices in modeling (linear models, nonlinear models)
2/11 Lab (Linear models) -
4 2/16 Discussion of Jones & Rachlin (2006) Read Jones & Rachlin (2006), and submit response
2/18 Lab (Nonlinear models) -
5 2/23 Lecture - Learning and decision-making
2/25 Discussion of Sutton & Barto (2018) Read Sutton & Barto (2018) Chapter 1 (pages 1-13) and Chapter 14 (341-361), and submit response
6 3/2 Lab Submit Jupyter Notebook exercise 2; Complete task Reinforcement learning (non-social)
3/4 Lab -
7 3/9 Lab -
3/11 Lecture Read Lockwood et al. (2020) Applications to social behavior
8 3/16 Discussion of Zhang et al. (2020); Final Project Discussion Read Zhang, Lengersdorff, et al. (2020), and submit response
3/18 (Break) Canvas Discussion of Suzuki & O'Doherty (2020) Read Suzuki & O'Doherty (2020), and submit response Learning from and for others
9 3/23 Discussion of Lindström et al. (2019) Read Lindström et al. (2019) and submit response Social learning example (Threat)
3/25 Discussion of Lockwood et al. (2016) and Lengersdorff et al. (2020) Submit Jupyter Notebook exercise 3; Read Lockwood et al. (2016) and Lengersdorff et al. (2020), and submit response Social learning example (Prosociality)
10 3/30 No Class (Spring Break) Begin setting up meetings with instructor regarding project proposal
4/1 No Class (Spring Break)
11 4/6 Lab Complete task
4/8 Lab -
12 4/13 Lab -
4/15 Lecture - Social inference - Learning and updating beliefs about others
13 4/20 Discussion of Camerer et al. (2003) and Rusch et al. (2020) Read Camerer et al. (2003) and Rusch et al. (2020), and submit response Social inference example (Theory of Mind)
4/22 (Break) Canvas Discussion of Siegel et al. (2018) Read Siegel et al. (2018), and submit response Social inference example (Morality)
14 4/27 Discussion of Chang et al. (2010) and Fareri et al. (2015) Submit Jupyter Notebook exercise 4; Read Chang et al. (2010) and Fareri et al. (2015), and submit response Social inference example (Trustworthiness)
4/29 No Class (Shawn at Conference) Submit Project Proposal (Round 1) -
15 5/4 Discussion of Tump et al. (2020) and Will et al. (2017) Read Tump et al. (2020) and Will et al. (2017), and submit response Social influence with examples (Integrating Personal and Social Information; Self-Esteem)
5/6 Lecture; Discussion of Patzelt et al. (2018) Submit Annotated Bibliography; Read Patzelt et al. (2018) and submit response Individual differences, other topics, and future directions
- 5/12 Final Submit Final Presentation and Project Proposal (Round 2) by end of day -