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Published: 22 March 2016

556 Pages

ISBN: 9780878933853

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Learning and Behavior

A Contemporary Synthesis

Second Edition

Mark E. Bouton

Demonstrates how the study of animal learning has a central place in psychology. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local ...

New to this Edition:

  • Over fifty new chapter-end Discussion Questions engage the student in reviewing and integrating the chapter material
  • In addition to new figures, all of the art has been digitally enhanced and updated to full color
  • New and expanded coverage of topics such as metacognition in animals, behavioral economics, hybrid attention theory, consolidation and reconsolidation, the motivational control of instrumental behavior, and action and habit learning
  • More illustrative studies that focus on human participants
  • All material has been thoroughly updated, with 279 new references cited

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