Learning: Principles and Applications.pdf
Stephen B. Klein (Ph.D., Psychology, Rutgers University) is a Professor of the Department of Psychology at Mississippi Sate University, where he has taught since 1990. He teaches a variety of undergraduate classes; including Learning Principles and Processes, Human Learning and Thinking, Theories of Learning, and Quantitative Methods, and graduate classes in Advanced Learning, Advanced Learning and Motivation, and Advanced Experimental Methods. His research interests are in the biological basis of learning and memory and constraints and predispositions on food preferences and aversions. His early research included investigations of aversive conditioning and flavor aversion learning. In addition to Learning: Principles and Applications, Klein has written and co-edited the following textbooks; Contemporary Learning Theories: Pavlovian conditioning and the status 0/ traditional learning theory, Handbook o/Contemporary Learning Theories, and Biological Psychology (2Ie).
Ch1. AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING Ch2. TRADITIONAL LEARNING THEORIES Ch3. THE MODIFICATION OF INSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOR Ch4. PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF CLASSICAL CONDITIONING Ch5. THEORIES OF CLASSICAL CONDITIONING Ch6. PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF APPETITIVE CONDITIONING Ch7. PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF AVERSIVE CONDITIONING Ch8. THEORIES OF APPETITIVE AND AVERSIVE CONDITIONING Ch9. BIOLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON LEARNING Ch10. STIMULUS CONTROL OF BEHAVIOR Ch11. COGNITIVE CONTROL OF BEHAVIOR Ch12. THE STORAGE OF OUR EXPERIENCES
'An approachable text that provides the detail needed to teach a course in the Psychology of Learning while not overwhelming the students.' - Charles A. Gramlich, Xavier University of Louisiana Known for its scholarship and easy-to-read style and format, Klein: Learning: Principles and Applications, Seventh Edition shows students the relevance of basic learning processes through real-world examples, vignettes, critical thinking questions, and applications. Over the past editions, this text has received unending praise for its accessible and thorough coverage of both classic and current studies of animal and human research.