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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205205488ISBN-13 9780205205486
Print: 
ISBN-10 020520547XISBN-13 9780205205479
Author(s): Jeffrey C. Levy
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 288
Description

How the human condition relates to classical and instrumental conditioning  

Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition emphasizes the relationship between experimental research and classical and instrumental conditioning. The text addresses classical and instrumental conditioning while stressing the definition of learning as an adaptive process through which individuals acquire the ability to predict and control the environment. This approach creates a perspective within which it is possible to consider the fundamental nature of the learning process in understanding the human condition and in addressing significant individual and social concerns. 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Explain the significance of human condition through adaptive learning

  • Present the basic principles of classical and instrumental conditioning

  • Understand the significance of scientific research

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