A general account of selection: Biology, immunology, and behavior-Open Peer Commentary-A single-process learning theory

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):529-530 (2001)

Abstract
Many analogies exist between the process of evolution by natural selection and of learning by reinforcement and punishment. A full extension of the evolutionary analogy to learning to include analogues of the fitness, genotype, development, environmental influences, and phenotype concepts makes possible a single theory of the learning process able to encompass all of the elementary procedures known to yield learning.
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