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This introduction to theories of learning focuses on major schools such as behaviorism, Gestalt, cognitivism, and information processing as well as major intellectual figures including Thorndike, Pavlov, Guthrie, Hull, Tolman, Skinner, and Estes.

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This introduction to theories of learning focuses on major schools such as behaviorism, Gestalt, cognitivism, and information processing as well as major intellectual figures including Thorndike, Pavlov, Guthrie, Hull, Tolman, Skinner, and Estes.

Table of Contents

 1. The Nature of Learning Theory.

I. BEHAVIORAL-ASSOCIATIONIST THEORIES.

 2. Thorndike's Connectionism.

 3. Pavlov's Classical Conditioning.

 4. Guthrie's Contiguous Conditioning.

 5. Hull's Systematic Behavior Theory.

 6. Human Associative Learning.

 7. Skinner's Operant Conditioning.

 8. Este's Stimulus Sampling Theory.

 9. Recent Developments in Behavioral Theories.

II. COGNITIVE-ORGANIZATIONAL THEORIES.

10. Gestalt Theory.

11. Tolman's Sign Learning.

12. Information-Processing Theories of Behavior.

13. Recent Developments in Cognitive Theories.

III. RELATED FIELDS.

14. Neurophysiology of Learning.

15. Applications to Education.

Reference Section.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780139144325
With:
Hilgard, Ernest R.
Author:
Hilgard, Ernest R.
Author:
Bower, Gordon H.
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Learning, psychology of
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Century Psychology Series
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
December 1980
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
647
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 1.1 in 998 gr

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