Learning theory refers one of the general perspectives and comprehensive theories in human developement. Learning theory concentrates on how learning influences a person's behavior. It emphasizes the role of experience, examining whether a person's behavior is rewarded and punished; and also emphasizes that people learn from watching other people around them. There are two (2) influential theories that emerged from Learning theory: (1) Behaviorism; and (2) Social learning theory. (see Behavirorism and Social learning theory)

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