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Summary: Designed to apply learning theory and principles to the presentation of learning, this text shows how learning principles work in both animals and people. On nearly every page of the book, the authors show how the study of learning helps solve practical problems, such as learning to improve study skills, conquer weight problems, improve relationships, raise children, and effectively stop smoking. This basic book is both solidly based in research and engaging for the ...show morestudent.Edition/Copyright: 02
- Since--according to learning theory--frequent review enhances retention, Quick Quizzes are interspersed throughout each Chapter-opening vignettes present an engaging story that introduces students to the chapter material ahead.
- Learning aids at the end of each chapter work to reinforce chapter concepts and build student confidence. These aids include: study questions, concept review with terms and definitions, and self-test with answers.
- And Another Thing? boxes apply chapter concepts to real-world issues, giving students additional information on how course topics apply outside the classroom.
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Year Published: 2002