Learning and Behaviour

Learning and Behaviour

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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 recent developments and trends, it deals with how people and animals learn and how learning impacts behaviours. The emphasis throughout is on the importance of learning principles in everyday life.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 816.46g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131318144
  • 9780131318144

Table of contents

Simple ideas, simple associations and simple cells; innate behaviour patterns and habituation; basic principles of classical conditioning; theories and research on classical conditioning; basic principles of operant conditioning; avoidance and punishment; theories and research on operant conditioning; biological constraints on learning; stimulus control and concept formation; animal cognition; learning by observation; learning motor skills; choice.
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3 37% (22)
2 12% (7)
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