The Principles of Learning and Behavior

The Principles of Learning and Behavior

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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.These are resources an organism can use to respond to a schedule constraint. ... For individuals who both smoke and consume alcohol, these two reinforcers are typically linked, such that smoking increases with drinking and vice versa. Evidence suggests that among individuals on a methadone maintenance program, methadone and cigarettes are complementary commodities (Spiga et al ., 2005). For rats, eating dry food and drinking water are complementary (Madden et al., 2007).

Title:The Principles of Learning and Behavior
Author:Michael Domjan
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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