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Introduction to Learning PaperUniversity of PhoenixJeffery ButlerPSY/390November 13, 2015
Introduction to Learning PaperLearning is defined by the acquisition of knowledge. It can be described as a comparisoncontinuing change in conduct that is the outcome of involvement. Learning turned into a primaryaim of study in psychology throughout the initial part of the twentieth century as emotionalconstitution flourished to advance to a primary school of thought. In today’s world learning is aninfluential approach in various fields of study which incorporates communal, educational,psychological and cultural psychology. Many view the method of learning as the action ofacquiring new information and altering existing behaviors. A true and fundamental concept isthat learning is formed by what a person already knows.The concept which supports behaviorism says that behavior that is observed is behaviorthat should be examined since emotions and moods are considered subjective. This assumptionwas superior in psychological examination in the U.S. Learning is a perpetual adjustment inconduct due to knowledge. Majority of an individual’s behavior is learned. Learning affects all

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