Cognitive and Behavioural Views of Learning
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The essence of learning is that "a learner is changed as a result of past experience" (Littleton, Toates, & Braisby, 2002: 166). The major purpose of this change is to facilitate the process of adjusting to the circumstances that surround us: "Learning is a process whereby individual animals, human and others, are able to acquire knowledge or skills that equip them to cope better with the environment" (Littleton, Toates, & Braisby, 2002: 167).