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Unformatted text preview: PSY120CAROL DONNELLY LECTURE 8 September 26, 2006 LEARNING What is Learning ? Learning = the process by which experience or practice results in a relatively permanent change in behavior Classical Conditioning Classical Conditioning = leads to the learning of relations between events that occur outside of ones control Pavlov (Pavlovs Dogs) Conditioned stimulus (CS) Unconditioned stimulus (US) Definitions Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) = stimulus that automatically produces (or elicits) a response prior to any training. food Unconditioned Response (UCR) = salivation Conditioned Stimulus (CS) = neutral stimulus that is paired w/the US during conditioning. bell Conditioned Response (CR) = salivation Classical Conditioning (contd) **Before Conditioning: Food (UCS) Salivation by dog (UCR) Bell (CS) No salivation (no response/irrelevant response) **During Conditioning: Bell (CS) paired with Food (UCS) Salivation (UCR) **After Conditioning: Bell (CS) Salivation (CR) Higher Order Conditioning = responding to a stimuli that has been connected to the CS...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course PSY 120 taught by Professor Donnely during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08
- Classical Conditioning