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Why No Single Learning Theory Works

Lecture no. 2 from the course: How We Learn

Why No Single Learning Theory Works

Taught by Professor Monisha Pasupathi | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Take a historical tour of early work on learning, which was deeply influenced by classical conditioning, made famous by Ivan Pavlov. Learn that in the effort to avoid anything that wasn't directly observable, researchers left out key unobservable factors, such as the attitudes of the subjects.


October 8, 2016