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Psychology: Learning Theory

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Keywords, or 'search terms', related to Psychology can help you find resources more quickly in the Library's catalog and databases. The following list are some keywords that you may come across in your course. 

  • Classical Conditioning (Unconditioned Stimulus, Unconditioned response, Conditioned Stimulus, Conditioned Response); Ivan Pavlov
  • Operant Conditioning (reinforcement, punishment: rewards/consequences); BF Skinner
  • Observational Learning; Albert Bandera
  • Biofeedback
  • Avoidance learning
  • Distraction
  • Skill Retention

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