Learning A Survey of Psychological Interpretations

ISBN-10: 0321056760
ISBN-13: 9780321056764
Edition: 7th 2002 (Revised)
Authors: Winfred F. Hill
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Book details

List price: $162.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Built around eight controversial questions on which the various learning theories differ, this text examines the biological basis of learning and motivation. An accessible survey of the theories that have provided a framework for the psychological study of learning and motivation in the 20th century, this book looks at learning through the lenses of the nurture-nature issue and evolution. Motivation is treated as a crucial aspect of the learning process.

Preface
How Psychologists Study Learning
Learning in School
Learning in the Laboratory
The Nature of Learning Theories
Variables and Laws
Abstraction
What Are Learning Theories?
Two Early Connectionist Theories
Pavlov's Conditioning
Thorndike's Early Connectionism
Contiguity Interpretations of Learning
Watson's Behaviorism
Guthrie's One-Principle System
Guthrie and Watson as Contiguity Theorists
Hull's Formal Theory Building
The Postulational Method of Theory Construction
The Theory
Strengths and Weaknesses of Hull's System
Hull's Influence on Other Theorists
Skinner's Form of Behaviorism
The Basic Elements of Skinner's System
The Effects of Reinforcers
Applications and Implications of Skinner's System
Behavior Modification
Education
Other Applications
Skinner's Relation to Other Psychologists
Early European Cognitive Theory
Gestalt Theory
Piaget and Cognitive Development
Early American Cognitive Theory
Tolman's Purposive Behaviorism
Tolman's Continuing Influence
The Cognitive Revolution
Cognitions, Computers, and Production Systems
Computers and Learning Theory
Anderson's ACT Theory
Later Cognitive and Mixed Interpretations
Cognitive Interpretation of Classical Conditioning
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Explanatory Styles
The Structure of Learning
Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory
The New Connectionism
Problems with Computer Models
Network Models
Applications and Evaluation
Issues in Motivation
Interpretations of Drive and Reinforcement
Responses as Reinforcers
Cybernetics
Opponent-Process Theory
Heredity, Evolution, and Learning
Species-Specific Behavior
Preparedness
Implications for Learning Theory
The Place of Heredity in Behavior
Learning Theory Past, Present, and Future
Issues on Which Learning Theories Divide
Criteria for an Ideal Theory
The Present-Day Value of Learning Theories
Summary List of Theorists
Glossary
References
Index

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