- Daniel PatanellaAffiliated withNew York City Department of Education
Learning refers to changes in behavior and cognition as the result of experience. Traditional learning theory is closely associated with behaviorism, cognitive-behavioral research, and an empiricist-associationist philosophy.
As a psychological discipline, learning refers to changes in behavior and changes in cognition as the result of experience. Traditional learning theory is closely associated with behaviorism, cognitive-behavioral research, and an empiricist-associationist philosophy. A broad distinction may be drawn between conditioning, as represented by Watson  and Skinner  and the eclectic cognitive-behavioral learning perspectives of such psychologists as Tolman  and Bandura . Regardless of their theoretical diversity, all learning theorists subscribe to the behaviorist maxim that the proper dependent ...
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- Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development
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- Springer US
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- 480. Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center
- 481. Department of Psychology MS 2C6, George Mason University
- Daniel Patanella (1)
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- 1. New York City Department of Education, 52 Chambers Street, room 309, New York, NY, 10007, USA
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