9780131931633

Learning and Behavior: Sixth Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131931633

  • ISBN 10:

    0131931636

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 06/21/2012
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Widely acclaimed for its thoroughness and clarity, this contemporary survey of the field of learning offers comprehensive coverage of both classic studies and the most recent developments and trendswith an emphasis on the importance of learning principles in everyday life. Many real-world examples and analogies make the often abstract concepts and theories of the field more concrete and relevant, and most chapters include sections that describe how the theories and principles have been used in the applied field of behavior modification.Chapter topics include classical conditioning, operant conditioning, avoidance and punishment, theories and research on operant conditioning, stimulus control and concept formation, learning by observation, and much more.For individuals with an interest in psychology-especially learning, conditioning, and the experimental analysis of behavior.

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