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Describes some of the most important principles, theories, and experiments including recent research with human subjects that have been produced by this branch of psychology in its first century. Topics include theories about physiological changes that may occur during the learning process; innate behaviors and habituation; classical conditioning; the various facets of operant conditioning; research on concept formation; observational learning and motor-skills learning; and behavioral research on choice behavior. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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This comprehensive survey describes the basic principles, theories, controversies, and experiments in the field of learning. Focusing on both classic studies and the most recent developments and trends, it deals with how people and animals learn, and how learning impacts behaviors. The emphasis throughout is on the importance of learning principles in everyday life.From the Back Cover:
Widely adopted 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 trends — with an emphasis on the importance of learning principles in everyday life. Covers classical conditioning, operant conditioning, aversive control, and stimulus control, habituation, physiological research on learning, comparative cognition, observational learning, and motor skill learning. Explores operant conditioning in depth — both basic studies and principles as well as applications in behavior therapy and modern research.
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