psych550 | Graduate
Psychology Of Learning
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Individual Differences in Learning and Memory
- Evaluate learning styles in relation to theories of human learning and memory retrieval.
- Analyze the relationship between genetics and learning.
- Analyze the implications of age, gender, and personality to learning.
Understanding the Concept of Learning
- Distinguish between learning and performance.
- Compare and contrast the conceptual approaches to the study of learning.
- Analyze forms of simple stimulus learning.
- Describe the concept of learning.
Classical Conditioning and Learning
- Explain the concept of classical conditioning.
- Analyze the role of awareness in conditioning.
- Evaluate the application of classical conditioning to the learning process.
Instrumental Conditioning and Learning
- Compare and contrast the concepts of positive and negative reinforcement as they relate to learning.
- Evaluate the application of instrumental conditioning to the learning process.
- Explain the role of reward and punishment in the learning process.
- Compare and contrast serial learning, paired associate learning, and free recall.
- Explore the role of Mnemonics in the recall of verbal stimuli.
- Explain the concepts of working memory, short term memory, and long term memory.
- Explain the role of encoding and retrieval in the memory process.
- Evaluate variables associated with encoding information and ease of retrieval.
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