Essays Tagged: "Hergenhahn"

Theories of Learning: Three Major Paradigms

What is learning? According to Hergenhahn and Olson (2005), learning is defined as " a relatively permanent change in behavior or b ... dy of learning has yielded various learning theories that are categorized into different paradigms. Hergenhahn and Olson (2005), define a paradigm as "a viewpoint shared by several scientists that pro ... ing how mental and behavioral processes are related to an organism's adaptation to the environment (Hergenhahn and Olson, 2005). There are three main theorists whose theories are predominately functio ...

(4 pages) 153 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Learning and Cognition

According to B.R. Hergenhahn and Matthew H. Olson in the text An Introduction to Theories of Learning (2005) it states ... Dictionary as; "To gain knowledge, comprehension, or mastery through experiences or study " (p. 3). Hergenhahn and Olson also stated that the more modern and excepted definition by Psychologist is the ... ight after the learning but can occur with experience or practice and that it has to be reinforced (Hergenhahn, & Olson, 2005).Types of LearningAccording to Hergenhahn and Olson the two different ...

(3 pages) 93 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Like most concepts dealing with the human mind, learning has been broken down into different types and styles.

attempts at making the process as clear as possible. The American Heritage Dictionary, according to Hergenhahn and Olson, (2005) defines learning as follows: “To gain knowledge, comprehension, or ... many definitions conclude that the learning process must be able to be seen in observable behavior.Hergenhahn and Olson, (2005) explain that there is a process called conditioning which is the proces ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Learning and Cognition

attributed to temporary body states such as those induced by illness, fatigue, or drugs" (Olson and Hergenhahn, 2009). Nevertheless, a whole understanding of the contrivance of learning, as it relates ... manent change in behavioral potentiality that occurs as a result of reinforced practice" (Olson and Hergenhahn, 2009), which in other words say that learning has always been a factor in the change of ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers