PSY 3480: Psychology of Learning


Introduces the branch of psychology that addresses how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of this learning.


  1. Explain the history of learning in psychology.
  2. Identify the basic principles of conditioning.
  3. Discuss social learning theory in relation to real-world issues.
  4. Describe theories affecting motor skill acquisition and performance.
  5. Compare theories on self-control and choice situations.
  6. Summarize research on learning with respect to methodology.


  1. PSY 1010


Introduction to learning and behavior (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Cengage Learning (2017)
Author: Powell, R. A., Honey, P. L., & Symbaluk, D. G.
ISBN: 9781305652941
Price: $187.16

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