Learning in Psychology


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Essay #: 059541
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Learning in Psychology
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This paper looks at the concept of learning and describes the different aspects of it and how performance and learning are to be distinguished. The paper also looks at some of the various conceptual approaches that define the study of learning and ends by looking at how we can distinguish between each of these.
Learning in Psychology
The concept of learning may be described as the following: it entails the cognitive, the affective, and the psychomotor. Learning therefore is the acquisition of knowledge, the acquisition of competencies relating to physical skills and to emotional responses, and it entails securing knowledge about something (memorizing dates or...
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.....g is, how it differs from performance, and what we can do in order to ensure that children receive the early interventions they need.
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