Learning and Behavior : Biological, Psychological and Sociocultural Perspectives / Edition 1

Learning and Behavior : Biological, Psychological and Sociocultural Perspectives / Edition 1

by Lewis M. Barker
     
 

ISBN-10: 053684173X

ISBN-13: 9780536841735

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing

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

Overview

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:
9780536841735
Publisher:
Pearson Custom Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2004

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.

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