Textbooks: Learning

  • Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Ben R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    Should I have this medical treatment or that one? Is this computer a better buy than that one? Should I invest in shares or keep my money under the bed? We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Straight Choices provides…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Psychology Press

  • An ABC of Early Childhood Education

    A guide to some of the key issues

    By Sandra Smidt

    This unique and engaging resource describes, critiques and analyses the significance of a wide range of contemporary and classic ideas about how young children learn. Organised in a handy A – Z format, best-selling author and early years expert Sandra Smidt: Traces back each idea to the roots of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25

  • Behavior Analysis and Learning

    Fifth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian…

    Hardback – 2013-03-18
    Psychology Press

  • Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition

    By Jeffrey C. Levy

    Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition presents the basic principles of classical (Pavlovian) and instrumental (Skinnerian) conditioning in a more coherent and expansive manner than is the case in other textbooks. Learning is defined as an adaptive process through which individuals acquire the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-04

  • Learning and Behavior

    Seventh Edition

    By James E. Mazur

    A thorough survey of the field of learning. Learning & Behavior covers topics such as classical and operant conditioning, reinforcement schedules, avoidance and punishment, stimulus control, comparative cognition, observational learning, motor skill learning, and choice. The book includes…

    Hardback – 2012-06-21
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology of Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Rayner, Alexander Pollatsek, Jane Ashby, Charles Clifton Jr.

    Reading is a highly complex skill that is prerequisite to success in many societies in which a great deal of information is communicated in written form. Since the 1970s, much has been learned about the reading process from research by cognitive psychologists. This book summarizes that important…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Psychology Press

  • Human Memory

    Second Edition

    By Gabriel A. Radvansky

    Provides students with a guide to human memory, its properties, theories about how it works, and how studying it can help us understand who we are and why we do the things that we do. For undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Memory. This book provides a very broad range of topics covering…

    Hardback – 2010-11-08
    Psychology Press

  • Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making

    By Ben R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Straight Choices provides an integrative account of the psychology of decision making, in which clear connections are made between empirical results and how these results can help us to understand our uncertain world. Throughout the text, there…

    Paperback – 2010-05-14
    Psychology Press

  • Learning and Memory

    Basic Principles, Processes, and Procedures, 4th Edition

    By W. Scott Terry

    This text explores the core principles of learning and memory in a clear, reader-friendly style, covering animal learning and human memory in a balanced fashion. A strong emphasis on practical applications to the college student's everyday life is evident in examples throughout, such as the…

    Hardback – 2008-10-13
    Psychology Press

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