Learning and Behavior ebook
by Paul Chance
1. Introduction: Learning to Change. 2. The Study of Learning and Behavior. 3. Pavlovian Conditioning.
1. 4. Pavlovian Applications. 5. Operant Learning: Reinforcement. 6. Reinforcement: Beyond Habit. 7. Schedules of Reinforcement. 8. Operant Learning: Punishment.
Covers tons of learning theory and summarizes countless experiments in learning .
Covers tons of learning theory and summarizes countless experiments in learning psychology over the last two hundred years. Plenty of applications to real-life situations that can improve us and our interactions with others. Cons: Occasionally lacks scientific soundness. Overall: Excellent, excellent book. Just be on the lookout for maybe the 10% of the evidence that is not derived well enough.
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Xviii, 505 pages : 25 cm. LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR looks at learning as an evolutionary mechanism. Chance's book is stimulating, interactive, and peppered with high-interest queries and examples. Chance provides the depth of conceptual knowledge usually associated with books twice as dense and infinitely less interesting. Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-489) and indexes
This text shows students how the psychology of learning can offer insight into their own behaviour. The book has been extensively revised and updated with new examples, pedagogical features, definitions, and more.
This text shows students how the psychology of learning can offer insight into their own behaviour.
Chance's book is stimulating, interactive, and filled with high-interest queries and examples. The reconceived built-in workbook, which is included at the back of every text, has been pared down to be more approachable and less time-consuming for students, with a greater focus on the core concepts and vocabulary presented in the text.