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Psychology of Learning and Behavior (Fifth Edition)

Psychology of Learning and Behavior (Fifth Edition)
Author: Steven J. Robbins - Barry Schwartz - Edward A. Was
ISBN 13: 9780393975918
ISBN 10: 393975916
Edition: 5
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2001-09-19
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 448
List Price: N/A

Now in its Fifth Edition, Psychology of Learning and Behavior is one of the most highly regarded texts in its field.


A comprehensive undergraduate textbook on behavior theory for the introductory course in learning, learning and conditioning, or principles of behavior theory. It consists of an introductory chapter followed by three parts: event learning--habituation and Pavlovian conditioning; behavior-event learning--operant conditioning; and complex learning processes. This revised edition (third was 1989) adds a new chapter, Single Event Learning--Habituation, which integrates habituation with both neural mechanisms and associative learning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)