Learning and Behavior : Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives
For sophomore/senior-level courses in Learning and Behavior.Student friendly in approach, this text provides an integrative, multidisciplinary look at how and why humans and non-human animals learn and behave as they do. It offers comprehensive, balanced coverage of learning and behavior theory, methodology, and research-with an emphasis on their application to human learning and behavior-from biological, psychological/behavioral, and sociocultural perspectives.
- Hardback | 512 pages
- 177.8 x 236.22 x 10.16mm | 566.99g
- 19 Dec 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
1. Issues in Learning and Behavior. 2. Biological Bases of Learning and Behavior. 3. From Reflexes to Simple Conditioning. 4. Contemporary Conditioning Methods and Applications. 5. Complexities of Conditioning. 6. Instrumental Learning and Operant Conditioning. 7. Reinforcement and Behavior Control. 8. Punishment and the Aversive Control of Behavior. 9. Choice Behavior. 10. Applications of Learning and Behavior Theory. 11. Conceptual Learning and Thinking. 12. Communication, Human Language, and Culture. Glossary. References. Acknowledgments. Author Index. Subject Index.