Learning and Behavior (8th Edition)

Download Learning and Behavior (8th Edition) written by James E. Mazur in PDF format. This book is under the category Psychology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1138689947/9781138689947. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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James E. Mazur


Routledge; 8th edition




412 pages









Book Description

This ebook; Learning & Behavior; 8th Edition; (PDF); reviews how animals and humans learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles; controversies; theories; and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning situations. Both classic studies and recent developments and trends are explored; providing a comprehensive survey of the field. Although the behavioral approach is emphasized; many cognitive theories are covered as well; along with a chapter on comparative cognition. Real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories more concrete and relevant to students. In addition; many chapters provide examples of how the principles covered have been applied to behavior modification and therapy. Thoroughly updated; every chapter features many new studies and references that reflect recent developments in the field. Learning objectives; bold-faced key terms; a chapter summary; practice quizzes; review questions; and a glossary are included. The ebook is intended for graduate or undergraduate courses in psychology of learning; (human) learning; introduction to learning; animal behavior; (principles of) learning and behavior; learning processes; conditioning and learning; experimental analysis of behavior; behaviorism; learning and motivation; and behavior analysis.

Highlights of the new 8th edition include:

– A new textbook design with more illustrations; photos; and tables.

– Discussions of recent developments in the growing field of neuroscience.

– Coverage of various theoretical perspectives to the study of learning—cognitive; behavioral; and physiological.

– New examples; references; and research studies to ensure students are introduced to the latest developments in the field.

– Expanded coverage of emerging topics such as the behavioral economics of addictions; disordered gambling; and impulsivity.

In the Media; Spotlight on Research; and Applying the Research boxes that highlight recent applications of learning principles in psychology; education; sports; and the workplace.




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