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Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Abram Amsel

Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Abram Amsel

Published November 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780805803327
Paperback
116 pages
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Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory presents the insights and opinions of Abram Amsel -- a comprehensive viewpoint that encompasses more than 40 years of research work and theorizing -- on the cognitive revolution inMoreBehaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory presents the insights and opinions of Abram Amsel -- a comprehensive viewpoint that encompasses more than 40 years of research work and theorizing -- on the cognitive revolution in psychology and the behavioral sciences as it pertains to learning theory.The volume was derived from three MacEachran Lectures held at the University of Alberta and presents:* a historical-theoretical analysis of the origins of the modern cognitivist approach* a critical examination of the major premises on which the modern cognitivist approach is based* a study of the intellectual tensions that exist between recent versions of cognitive structuralism as they apply to humans and animals, and the various forms of behaviorism.