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Contemporary Animal Learning Theory

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ISBN-10: 0521299624

ISBN-13: 9780521299626

Edition: 1980

Authors: Anthony Dickinson

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This 1980 book provides a general but comprehensive study of the way in which animals learn and in particular, learn about the relationship between events in their environment. The study of animal learning and conditioning can be approached from two very different perspectives. The psychologist can focus directly on behaviour, relying on the conditioning experiment in his attempt to formulate behavioural laws and principles which will transcend the confines of the laboratory. The learning theorist however, is concerned not with behavioural change per se but rather with the way in which animals acquire knowledge through experience: the types of relationship to which they are sensitive, their…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/22/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Conditions of learning
Associative representations
Mechanisms of learning
References
Index