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Animal Learning and Cognition

Series: Handbook of Perception and Cognition Series

Edited By: N J Mackintosh

204 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Academic Press

Hardback | Nov 1994 | Edition: 2 | #35048 | ISBN: 0121619532
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This volume reviews such basic models as Pavlovian conditioning as well as more modern models of animal memory and social cognition. Covers a wide and diverse range of literature.


N.J. Mackintosh, Introduction. G. Hall, Pavlovian Conditioning: Laws of Association. A. Dickinson, Instrumental Conditioning. B.A. Williams, Reinforcement and Choice. J.M. Pearce, Discrimination and Categorization. R.G.M. Morris, The Neural Basis of Learning with Particular Reference to the Role of Synaptic Plasticity: Where Are We a Century after Cajal's Speculations? S.J. Shettleworth, Biological Approaches to the Study of Learning. C.R. Gallistel, Space and Time. W.C. Gordon and R.L. Klein, Animal Memory: The Effects of Context Change on Retention Performance. C.M. Heyes, Social Cognition in Primates. D.M. Rumbaugh and E.S. Savage-Rumbaugh, Language in Comparative Perspective. D.R. Shanks, Human Associative Learning. Index.

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