Learning Behaviour

Learning Behaviour : Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives

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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.show more

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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 10.16mm | 566.99g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 013032342X
  • 9780130323422

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.show more

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