Inferred Functions of Performance and Learning

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Overview

This work should be of interest to various practitioners engaged in analyzing and creating behavior: the ethnologist, the instructional designer, the learning psychologist, the physiologist-neurobiologist, and particularly the designer of intelligent machines.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805845402
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Pages: 536
  • Lexile: 1290L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. I Performance of Nonlearning Systems
1 A Framework for the Fundamentals of Performance 3
2 Basics of Hardwired Systems 24
3 Agent Functions 44
4 Interaction of Agent and Infrasystem 71
Pt. II Basic Learning
5 Perspectives on Basic Learning 95
6 Basic Antecedent Learning 118
7 Basic Response-Strategy Learning 148
8 Learning Patterns and Generalizations 174
9 Transformation of Data 202
Pt. III Extended Learning
10 Individuals and Features 233
11 Secondary and Unfamiliar Learning 261
12 Experimental Designs 293
13 Volition and Thought 318
Pt. IV Human Learning and Instruction
14 Human Learning 347
15 Language 372
16 Human Cognitive Development 402
17 The Logic of Instruction 433
18 Issues 466
References 505
Author Index 509
Subject Index 511
About the Authors 523
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