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Learning

Mark Haselgrove.

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 128 pages.

What is learning? How does it take place? What happens when it goes wrong? The topic of learning has been central to the development of the science of psychology since its inception....

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Learning about space and time

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 4352 words.

‘Learning about space and time’ describes how organisms learn about when things are going to happen (timing) and where things are (spatial learning). Some psychologists have tried to...

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Learning from others

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 3528 words.

Many species, including humans, are quite sociable and live in groups so it is important to incorporate into our understanding of learning how social learning takes place and what sorts of...

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Surely there is more to learning than that?

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 2882 words.

Is there more to learning than simple association? Some psychologists believe there are two systems, referred to by Daniel Kahneman as ‘thinking fast’ and ‘thinking slow’. ‘Surely there is...

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The surprising thing about learning

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 4935 words.

‘The surprising thing about learning’ considers the second key question about learning: what is the nature of the mechanism that allows learning to take place? It first looks at the...

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What is learned during learning?

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 4344 words.

Throughout the study of learning, psychologists have concerned themselves with two key questions. ‘What is learned during learning?’ considers the first. It introduces the content of...

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What is learning?

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 6448 words.

Learning is a phenomenon that can be observed across the animal kingdom. ‘What is learning?’ considers the properties and principles of a number of different types of learning across a...

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When learning goes wrong

Mark Haselgrove.

in Learning

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Learning. 5740 words.

Learning can be very adaptive, but sometimes, for some reason, it goes wrong. First, the properties of learning can go awry, so that inappropriate associations develop. Alternatively,...

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