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Chapter 6 notes - Chapter 6 Classical conditioning:...

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Chapter 6 Classical conditioning: Twitmeyer: Performed tap below the knee with a bell and patients flinched without the actual tap but with the bell after awhile. Pavlov (most important): Dog is given food with bell and dog would drool for food but after awhile dogs drooled without food. Watson: Little Albert Experiment – made Albert play with a rat and the baby showed no fear at first time playing with the rat. Next time the baby was allowed to play with the rat and a loud noise was presented to the baby with the rat. The baby shoed fear and got away from the rat. The baby after seeing the rat was left alone and the baby saw a rat another time, the baby showed fear even though there was no sound because it associated the rat with the loud noise. Behaviorists: insists psychologists should only study observable, measurable behaviors not mental processes. Classical conditioning (Pavlonian): the process by which an organism learns a new association between two paired stimuli – a neutral stimulus and one that already evolves a reflexive response. Operant Conditioning: a process by of behavior modification in which the likelihood of a specific
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