SG RD 06 - Psych 1071 Ch. 6 Learning Study Guide 1 1....

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Psych 1071 Ch. 6 – Learning Study Guide 1 1. Describe Pavlov's demonstration of classical conditioning and the key elements in this form of learning. 2. Discuss how classical conditioning may shape phobias and physiological processes, including sexual arousal. 3. Describe the classical conditioning phenomena of acquisition, extinction, and spontaneous recovery. 4. Describe the processes of generalization and discrimination and summarize the classic study of Little Albert. 5. Explain what happens in higher-order conditioning. 6. Discuss the nature of operant responding in comparison to the types of responding typically governed by classical conditioning. 7. Describe Thorndike's work and explain his law of effect. 8. Describe Skinner's principle of reinforcement and the prototype experimental procedures used in studies of operant conditioning. 9. Describe the operant conditioning phenomena of acquisition, shaping, and extinction. 10. Explain how stimuli govern operant behavior and how generalization and discrimination occur in operant conditioning. 11. Distinguish between primary and secondary reinforcers. 12. Identify various types of schedules of reinforcement and discuss their typical effects on responding. 13. Explain the distinction between positive and negative reinforcement.
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Psych 1071 Ch. 6 – Study Guide 2 14. Describe and distinguish between escape learning and avoidance learning. 15. Describe punishment and its effects. 16. Discuss research on the side effects and efficacy of punishment as a disciplinary procedure. 17. Discuss the phenomena of instinctive drift and conditioned taste aversion. 18. Explain Domjan’s ideas on the importance of ecologically relevant conditioned stimuli and discuss the evolutionary perspective on learning. 19. Describe research on latent learning, signal relations, and response-outcome relations, and explain their theoretical importance. 20. Discuss the nature and importance of observational learning.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PSYCH 1071 taught by Professor Curby during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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SG RD 06 - Psych 1071 Ch. 6 Learning Study Guide 1 1....

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