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Learning: Principles and Applications / Edition 6
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Learning: Principles and Applications / Edition 6

by Stephen B. Klein
 

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ISBN-10: 1412987342

ISBN-13: 9781412987349

Pub. Date: 03/29/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Known for its coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research, Learning: Principles and Applications shows students the relevance of basic learning processes through real-world examples, vignettes, applications, and critical thinking questions. This new Sixth Edition represents a thorough update and reorganization of content to reflect

Overview

Known for its coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research, Learning: Principles and Applications shows students the relevance of basic learning processes through real-world examples, vignettes, applications, and critical thinking questions. This new Sixth Edition represents a thorough update and reorganization of content to reflect changes in the field, as well as a strengthening of key pedagogical features to help students’ understanding of the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412987349
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
576,392
Product dimensions:
8.11(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - An Introduction to Learning
The Gift of Knowledge
A Definition of Learning
Functionalism
Behaviorism
The Ethics of Conducting Research
Chapter 2 - Traditional Learning Theories
The Oldies but Goodies
Traditional Learning Theories
Hull’s Drive Theory
Spence’s Acquired Motive Approach
Guthrie’s Contiguity View
Tolman’s Purposive Behaviorism
Skinner’s Behavioristic Methodology
Chapter 3 - The Modification of Instinctive Behavior
Do You Have a Light?
The Instinctive Basis of Behavior
Habituation and Sensitization
Opponent-Process Theory
Chapter 4 - Principles and Applications of Classical Conditioning
A Lingering Fear
Principles of Classical Conditioning
Applications of Classical Conditioning
Chapter 5 - Theories of Classical Conditioning
He Never Saw It Coming
The Nature of the Conditioned Response
The Nature of the Classical Conditioning Process
Chapter 6 - and Applications of Appetitive Conditioning
A Loss of Control
Principles of Appetitive Conditioning
Applications of Appetitive Conditioning
Contingency Management
The Implementation of the Contingency Management Program
Chapter 7 - Principles and Applications of Aversive Conditioning
A Good Whipping
Principles of Aversive Conditioning
Applications of Aversive Conditioning
Chapter 8 - Theories of Appetitive and Aversive Conditioning
A Lack of Control
Theories of Appetitive Conditioning
The Pain of Failure
Theories of Aversive Learning
Chapter 9 - Biological Influences on Learning
A Nauseating Experience
Generality of the Laws of Learning
A Behavior Systems Approach
Animal Misbehavior
Schedule-Induced Behavior
Flavor-Aversion Learning
Imprinting
The Avoidance of Aversive Events
The Biology of Reinforcement
Chapter 10 - Stimulus Control of Behavior
A Case of Mistaken Identity
The Generalization Process
Discrimination Learning
Chapter 11 - Cognitive Control of Behavior
The Insurmountable Barrier
Tolman’s Purposive Behaviorism
The Concept of an Expectation
A Cognitive View of Depression
A Cognitive View of Phobic Behavior
Chapter 12 - Complex Learning Tasks
A Day at the Beach
Concept Learning
Problem Solving
Language
Chapter 13 - The Storage of Our Experiences
A Fleeting Experience
Measures of Memory
A Three-Stage View of Memory Storage
Sensory Register
Short-Term Store
A Rehearsal Systems Approach
Long-Term Store
Chapter 14 - Memory Retrieval and Forgetting
A Look Into the Past
Memory Retrieval
Forgetting
Anatomical Basis of Memory Retrieval
Application: Mnemonics

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