TITLE

escape learning Psychology

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Dictionary of Theories;2002, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term escape learning, is presented. It refers to a learning whereby an organism learns to escape a harmful stimulus by using a response referred to as an instrumental or operant response. The theory was advanced by U.S. psychologist Orval Hobart Mowrer.
ACCESSION #
40422356

Tags: PSYCHOLOGY -- Terminology;  DEFINITIONS;  LEARNING;  MOWRER, Orval Hobart;  THEORY

 

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