What’s reason got to do with it? Affect as the foundation of learning

Title:
What's reason got to do with it? Affect as the foundation of learning
Creator:
Bliss-Moreau, Eliza (Author)
Barrett, Lisa Feldman (Author)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, January 01, 2009
Type of resource:
Text
Genre:
Articles
Format:
electronic
Digital origin:
born digital
Abstract/Description:
We propose that learning has a top-down component, but not in the propositional terms described by Mitchell et al. Specifically, we propose that a host of learning processes, including associative learning, serve to imbue the representation of the conditioned stimulus (CS) with affective meaning.
Comments:
Originally published in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, v.32 no.2 (2009), pp. 201-202. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X09000892.
Open peer commentary response to "The propositional nature of human associative learning," (Chris J. Mitchell, Jan De Houwer and Peter F. Lovibond), Behavioral and Brain Sciences, v.32 no.2 (2009), pp.183-198.
Subjects and keywords:
Cognitive psychology
Paired-association learning
Learning - Psychology
associative learning
conditioned stimulus (CS)
response article
peer commentary
Cognitive Psychology
Permanent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d20000870

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