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What are the contributions of the major theorists who worked to develop classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and neobehaviorism?

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to present the contributions of major theorists in terms of 'theories of learning' field. I suggest using this outline:

1. Theories of learning - what are they about? 100 words
2. Classical Conditioning theorists - 100 words
3. Operant Conditioning theorists - 100 words
4. Neobehaviorism theorists - 100 words

This should yield 400 words which should cover what you need. Good luck with your studies. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic.

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Theories of Learning

Theories of learning are theories that explain how we learn. Essentially, they are theories that provide perspectives to answer the question of what learning is, if it is related to behavior or understanding, if it is a process or if it is a combination of all these. Theories of learning are conceptual frameworks that describe and explain how information/knowledge is processed, absorbed and retained as part of one's knowledge or skill ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the topic (see above) of theories of learning. Here, major theorists and their work on classical conditioning, operant conditioning and neo-behaviorism are explored. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.