Chapter 6 Outline

Chapter 6 Outline - Chapter 6: Learning and Cognitive...

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Chapter 6: Learning and Cognitive Processes 1. Looking at Learning from Different Perspectives A. Long-term change in mental representations or associations as a result of  experience is known as  Learning . B. Environmental events ( stimuli ) and people’s behavior ( responses ) are  observed and objectively measured to identify cause-and-effect  relationships. C. When learning and behavior are described and explained using the  stimulus-response connection, it’s known as  Behaviorism i. ex: the teacher watching Darren’s footwork, and then gives  him    praise when he does it right. D. In the 1960’s, a new perspective emerged that considered thought as well  as behavior:   Cognitive Psychology  addresses a variety of mental  phenomena: memory, reasoning, misconceptions, etc. E. A third perspective that integrates elements of cognitive psych. And  behaviorism is known as the  social cognitive theory 2. Basic Assumptions of Cognitive Psychology A. Cognitive processes influence what is learned i. Have a profound effect on what learners specifically learn 
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course EDUC 201 taught by Professor Fissler during the Fall '08 term at Messiah.

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Chapter 6 Outline - Chapter 6: Learning and Cognitive...

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