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What is learning? Four different approaches described

There are four broad approaches to learning: The behavioral approach, the functional approach, the cognitive approach, and the neurological approach. Explanations of each of these approaches is included as well as personal examples.

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According to Terry, "Learning is the acquisition of knowledge." (2009, p. 5). There are four broad approaches to learning: The behavioral approach, the functional approach, the cognitive approach, and the neurological approach.
The behavioral approach emphasizes the relationship between observable behavior, the preceding stimuli, and then the consequences of the behavior. For example, my son used to have a temper tantrum in stores when he was told no to something he wanted. After a couple times of giving in to his wants, he learned that he could get ...

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There are four broad approaches to learning: The behavioral approach, the functional approach, the cognitive approach, and the neurological approach. Each of these approaches are discussed with examples given. Learning is also defined.

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