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Learning and Behavior: Active Learning Edition / Edition 6
     

Learning and Behavior: Active Learning Edition / Edition 6

by Chance, Paul Chance
 

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ISBN-10: 0495095648

ISBN-13: 9780495095644

Pub. Date: 02/22/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR: ACTIVE LEARNING EDITION, Sixth Edition, is stimulating, interactive, and filled with high-interest queries and examples that will help you succeed in your course. Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written in a lucid, clear language

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LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR: ACTIVE LEARNING EDITION, Sixth Edition, is stimulating, interactive, and filled with high-interest queries and examples that will help you succeed in your course. Based on the theme that learning is a biological mechanism that aids survival, this book embraces a scientific approach to behavior but is written in a lucid, clear language that you will find engaging and easy to understand. The workbook, which is included at the back of every text, is like having a built-in study companion! The workbook focuses on the core concepts and vocabulary presented in the text, giving you an opportunity to master the content before your next exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495095644
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/22/2008
Series:
PSY 361 Learning Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Learning to Change. 2. The Study of Learning and Behavior. 3. Pavlovian Conditioning. 4. Pavlovian Applications. 5. Operant Reinforcement. 6. Schedules of Reinforcement. 7. Operant Punishment. 8. Operant Applications and Interpretations. 9. Observational Learning. 10. Generalization, Discrimination, and Stimulus Control. 11. Forgetting. 12. The Limits of Learning.

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