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The Principles of Learning and Behavior / Edition 3

The Principles of Learning and Behavior / Edition 3

by Michael P. Domjan, Barbara Burkhard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534189129
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Series: Psychology Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Domjan is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Domjan specializes in various areas of learning including animal learning, biological constraints on learning, learning mechanisms in reproductive behavior, and comparative psychology. He has been recognized with the MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) in 1993, the G. Stanley Hall Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1995, and election as President of the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology of the APA (1999-2000). He is the recipient of numerous grants for research from the National Science Foundation, NIMH, and other agencies and has published more than 100 papers and presented in his area of specialization at more than 115 conventions. He served as editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes for six years and continues to serve on editorial boards of various journals in the United States and other countries. He is a past president of the Pavlovian Society and also served as president of the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Elicited Behavior, Habituation, and Sensitization. 3. Classical Conditioning: Foundations. 4. Classical Conditioning: Mechanisms. 5. Instrumental Conditioning: Foundations. 6. Schedules of Reinforcement and Choice Behavior. 7. Reinforcement: Theories and Experimental Analysis. 8. Stimulus Control of Behavior. 9. Aversive Control: Avoidance and Punishment. 10. Classical-Instrumental Interactions and the Associative Structure of Instrumental Conditioning. 11. Animal Cognition: Memory Mechanisms. 12. Complex Animal Cognition.

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