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The Psychology of Learning

An Introduction for Students of Education

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1974
  • Author: Gordon R. Cross
  • Editor: Edmund King
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 1 6 5 - 3

The Psychology of Learning: An Introduction for Students of Education provides a comprehensive coverage of educational psychology. The title tackles various psychological variables… Read more

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The Psychology of Learning: An Introduction for Students of Education provides a comprehensive coverage of educational psychology. The title tackles various psychological variables that play a critical role in education. The text first deals with learning theories, such as classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and the Gestalt theory. Next, selection deals with the concept of memory, which includes perception, short- and long-term memory, and forgetting. The text also talks about motivation, along with skills and language. Chapter 7 covers thinking and problem-solving, while Chapter 8 tackles intelligence and ability. The coverage of the title also includes personality and morality. The book will be of great use to student teachers, instructors, and behavioral scientists.