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The essentials of conditioning and learning

Author: Michael Domjan
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"This textbook introduces learning and conditioning principles using human and animal examples. It covers basic concepts and definitions, the structure of unconditioned behavior, habituation and sensitization, instrumental or operant conditioning, schedules and theories of reinforcement, punishment, avoidance learning, stimulus control of behavior, and other topics. This edition has been updated to incorporate  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Domjan
ISBN: 9781433827785 1433827786
OCLC Number: 984742736
Notes: Revised edition of the author's The essentials of conditioning and learning, c2005.
Description: xvii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic concepts and definitions --
The structure of unconditioned behavior --
Habituation and sensitization --
Pavlovian conditioning: basic concepts --
Stimulus relations in pavlovian conditioning --
Pavlovian conditioning mechanisms --
Instrumental or operant conditioning --
Schedules of reinforcement --
Theories of reinforcement --
Extinction of conditioned behavior --
Punishment --
Avoidance learning --
Stimulus control of behavior --
Memory mechanisms.
Responsibility: Michael Domjan.

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Now in its fourth edition, this classic textbook offers an introduction to learning and conditioning in a concise and accessible style, including the latest influential research findings and  Read more...

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"This excellent book walks readers through behavioral psychology, both classical and operant conditioning. The basic concepts are full explained, making the book appropriate for beginning and Read more...

 
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