9780495095644

Learning and Behavior Active Learning Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495095644

  • ISBN10:

    0495095648

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-02-22
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Learning to Change
The Study of Learning and Behavior
Pavlovian Conditioning
Pavlovian Applications
Operant Reinforcement
Schedules of Reinforcement
Operant Punishment
Operant Applications and Interpretations
Observational Learning
Generalization, Discrimination, and Stimulus Control
Forgetting
The Limits of Learning
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