Learning and Behavior: Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives / Edition 3

Learning and Behavior: Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives / Edition 3

by Lewis M. Barker
     
 

ISBN-10: 013032342X

ISBN-13: 9780130323422

Pub. Date: 12/22/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This comprehensive, reader-friendly book uses biological, psychological/behavioral, and sociocultural perspectives to provide an integrative and multidisciplinary look at how and why humans and non-human animals learn and behave as they do. This text focuses on learning and behavior, spanning from issues to biological bases to applications. Appropriate for readers…  See more details below

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This comprehensive, reader-friendly book uses biological, psychological/behavioral, and sociocultural perspectives to provide an integrative and multidisciplinary look at how and why humans and non-human animals learn and behave as they do. This text focuses on learning and behavior, spanning from issues to biological bases to applications. Appropriate for readers with an interest in Learning and Behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130323422
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/22/2000
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Ch. 1Issues in Learning and Behavior1
Ch. 2Biological Bases of Learning and Behavior31
Ch. 3From Reflexes to Simple Conditioning64
Ch. 4Contemporary Conditioning Methods and Applications102
Ch. 5Complexities of Conditioning145
Ch. 6Instrumental Learning and Operant Conditioning192
Ch. 7Reinforcement and Behavior Control232
Ch. 8Punishment and the Aversive Control of Behavior275
Ch. 9Choice Behavior304
Ch. 10Applications of Learning and Behavior Theory333
Ch. 11Conceptual Learning and Thinking365
Ch. 12Communication, Human Language, and Culture399
Glossary435
References447
Acknowledgments471
Author Index475
Subject Index479

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