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Psychology 2301 Professor G. Johnson Notes 2/5/08 Kasey T Mayberry Learning – a process that produces a relatively enduring change in behavior or  knowledge as a result of an individual’s experience. I) Language a. Small children are programmed for language b. All other countries begin teaching other languages in grade school c. It is very, very hard for adults to learn a language. II) Types of Learning a. One is processed in the brain stem b. One type is processed in the cerebellum III) Ivan Pavlov  a. Developed a hypothesis that stated he could cause a dog to salivate  without actually bringing food with him, the dogs were excited and would  slobber when he would go into a kennel. b. Didn’t have to teach a dog to like food.   c. Conditioned stimulus i. The stimulus that was originally neutral becomes conditioned after  it has been paired with the unconditioned stimulus. ii.
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSYC 2301 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Lone Star College System.

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