11a-Learning-6 - 1 Announcements RER #2 due: Midnight...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Announcements RER #2 due: Midnight Monday May 21st Learning: part 1 Learning -- Outline I. What is Learning? II. Classical Conditioning: III. Operant Conditioning: IV. Problems with Behaviorism: A. Cognitive Processes in Learning: B. Evolutionary Considerations V. Summary Learning -- Outline I. What is Learning? II. Classical Conditioning: III. Operant Conditioning: IV. Problems with Behaviorism: A. Cognitive Processes in Learning: B. Evolutionary Considerations V. Summary Learning – your definitions Committing something to memory. Gaining Knowledge. Getting better at something. What is Learning? Learning: (Behaviorist’s view)--A kind of adaptation to the environment which occurs within the lifetime of an individual. --A set of processes through which sensory experience at one time affects an individual’s behavior at a future time. Behaviorism: an attempt to understand behavior as the relationship between observable stimuli and observable responses. --Learning is emphasized--Recognize 2 different learning processes: classical and operant conditioning . What is Learning? 2 • Associative (classical and operant conditioning) • Representational/Cognitive (learning without performance) • Vicarious/Observational (imitation) • Symbolic (meaning of arbitrary symbols, such as words) • Skill (complex actions) Types of Learning Learning -- Outline I. What is Learning? II. Classical Conditioning: Learning predictable signals....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Sereno during the Spring '07 term at University of Oregon.

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11a-Learning-6 - 1 Announcements RER #2 due: Midnight...

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