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A Discussion On Learning & Psychology

Please help answer the following questions.

What is learning? What is the relationship between learning and psychology? In other words, why are psychologists interested in the study of learning?

Explain the concept of habituation, and give examples. Discuss the application of simple stimulus learning to real life situations.

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Learning is a huge topic with lots of different ways to approach it and to study it. One of the reasons that psychologists are so interested in learning is because it is involved in pretty much every type of behavior in so many ways and there are just as many ways with which to manipulate learning in an experimental setting in order to study it. Because of this, all branches of psychology have different definitions of learning. Here is a general definition ...

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The following posting provides a discussion on learning and psychology. Concepts discussed include learning, the relationship between learning and psychology and why psychologists are interested in the study of learning.