Psych M.D. – Learning


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Term: Learning
Definition (Myers): A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience.
Definition (alternative): Learning is acquiring new knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, preferences or understanding, and may involve synthesizing different types of information. The ability to learn is possessed by humans, animals and some machines. Progress over time tends to follow learning curves.(Source)
Contextual explanation: There are many kinds of learning. Therefore whole Chapter 8 is all about learning. People will obtain, or build their knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, preferences, or understanding by learning. Many Korean students go to Hakwon to learn SAT, Math, Science, or many other subjects. People show big improvement on their scores by learning. Learning will provide intelligence, and people contribute their intelligence for themselves, or others.
Related terms and concepts: Learning by Observation & Bandura's Experiments,
Applications of Observational Learning
Psych M.D. – Learning - The NeuronPsych M.D. – Learning - The Neuron
Related websites: BBC Learning, Learning Theory, Learning Technology, Learning Support
Edited by: Won-Jin



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