The essentials of conditioning and learning

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Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005 - Education - 274 pages
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Written by Michael Domjan, one of the top researchers in the field, this concise and accessible text quickly guides students through key topics. Domjan summarizes contemporary perspectives and makes research results understandable. This book is perfect for professors and students who want an accurate account of learning and conditioning--the "essentials"--without excessive detail.

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Contents

One Basic Concepts and Definitions
1
Summary
13
Two The Structure of Unconditioned Behavior
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About the author (2005)

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 Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) (1993), the G. Stanley Hall Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) (1995), and election as President of the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology of the APA (1999-2000). He is the recipients of 16 grants for research from the National Science Foundation, NIMH, and other agencies and has published more than 100 papers and presented in his area of specialization at more than 115 conventions.

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