In this unit, you are examining how people learn information and how they develop. Behaviorism is a school of thought in psychology that attempts to explain learning through different types of associations and conditioning. Think about how this type of learning occurs in your own life, as well as developmental theories.
- Describe things that you have learned through the process of classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and observational learning. How did you learn them?
- Choose one of the developmental debates and explain your view on it with relevant examples (continuous/discontinuous, one course/many, nature/nurture).
- Identify one theorist of development (Piaget, Erikson, Freud, or Kohlberg) and explain why this person’s theory makes the most sense to yo