The Principles Of Learning And Behavior by Michael P. DomjanThe Principles Of Learning And Behavior by Michael P. Domjan

The Principles Of Learning And Behavior

byMichael P. Domjan

Hardcover | January 1, 2014

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From habituation, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning to stimulus control, aversive control, and their applications to the study of cognition, this learning and behavior textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the elementary forms of learning that have been the focus of research for much of the 20th century. Applications boxes help you understand how findings from animal research relate to human learning and behavior, while neuroscience boxes offer you insights into the brain activity underlying learning.
Michael Domjan is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Domjan specializes in various areas of learning including animal learning, biological constraints on learning, learning mechanisms in reproductive behavior, and comparative psychology. He has been recognized with the MERIT Award from the National Institut...
Title:The Principles Of Learning And BehaviorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 10.1 × 8.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1285088565

ISBN - 13:9781285088563


Table of Contents

1. Background and Rationale for the Study of Learning and Behavior. 2. Elicited Behavior, Habituation, and Sensitization.3. Classical Conditioning: Foundations.4. Classical Conditioning: Mechanisms.5. Instrumental Conditioning: Foundations.6. Schedules of Reinforcement and Choice Behavior.7. Instrumental Conditioning: Motivational Mechanisms.8. Stimulus Control of Behavior.9. Extinction of Conditioned Behavior.10. Aversive Control: Avoidance and Punishment.11. Comparative Cognition I: Memory Mechanisms.12. Comparative Cognition II: Special Topics.