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Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Todd R. Schachtman and Steve S. Reilly


Although many professionals in psychology (including the sub-disciplines of human learning and memory, clinical practice related to psychopathology, neuroscience, educational psychology and many other areas) no longer receive training in learning and conditioning, the influence of this field remains strong. Therefore, many researchers and clinicians have little knowledge about basic learning theory and its current applications beyond their own specific research topic. The primary purpose of the present volume is to highlight ways in which basic learning principles, methodology, and phenomena u ... More

Keywords: association, conditioning, psychopathology, cognition, learning, health, expectancy

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199735969
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Todd R. Schachtman, editor
University of Missouri
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Steve S. Reilly, editor
University of Chicago

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Part I Overview

Part II Applications to Clinical Pathology

Chapter 3 Fear Conditioning and Attention to Threat

Katherine Oehlberg and Susan Mineka

Chapter 4 Behavioral Techniques to Reduce Relapse After Exposure Therapy

Mario A. Laborda, Bridget L. McConnell, and Ralph R. Miller

Chapter 5 Learning and Anxiety

Peter F. Lovibond

Part III Applications to Health and Addiction

Chapter 9 Conditioned Immunomodulation

Jennifer L. Szczytkowski and Donald T. Lysle

Chapter 10 Learning, Expectancy, and Behavioral Control

Muriel Vogel-Sprott and Mark T. Fillmore

Chapter 11 Applications of Contemporary Learning Theory in the Treatment of Drug Abuse

Danielle E. McCarthy, Timothy B. Baker, Haruka M. Minami, and Vivian M. Yeh

Chapter 12 Internal Stimuli Generated by Abused Substances

Rick A. Bevins and Jennifer E. Murray

Chapter 13 Learning to Eat

Janet Polivy, C. Peter Herman, and Laura Girz

Chapter 15 Incentives in the Modification and Cessation of Cigarette Smoking

Edwin B. Fisher, Leonard Green, Amanda L. Calvert, and Russell E. Glasgow

Part IV Applications to Cognition, Social Interaction, and Motivation

Chapter 21 Effects of Conditioning in Advertising

Todd R. Schachtman, Jennifer Walker, and Stephanie Fowler

Chapter 23 Hot and Bothered

Heather Hoffmann

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