Chapter 5 Learning 1

Chapter 5 Learning 1 - xxxxxxx Psych chapter 5 Study Guide...

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xxxxxxx Psych chapter 5  Study Guide Learning –  The relatively enduring change in behavior, or in the mechanisms of behavior, that  come as a consequence of experience and/or practice, and not a consequence of maturation or  accident. Mechanisms of Learning –  Those changes that take place within you, which have not yet  reached a point that they can be manifested in behavior .    John Locke –  “if you can’t say it, if you can’t write it, if you can’t demonstrate it – you don’t  know it.” Ivan Pavlov –  Experiments with the salivation discovered  Classical Conditioning also known as  Pavlovian Conditioning or Associative conditioning.  Temporal Relationships 1) CS Same UCS Simultaneous conditioning  -  poor to no conditioning 2) CS Overlap UCS Delayed conditioning -  very good conditioning   3) CS A little after
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UCS Trace Conditioning –  Good conditioning     4) CS After UCS Backward conditioning –  Poor to no conditioning John B Watson –  Humans have no instinct and he uses Pavlov to argue emotionality of a  person is developed by conditioning.   Higher Order Conditioning -  “Little Albert” experiments – Rabbits become associated with loud  noise – whenever Albert see’s a rabbit or anything that looks similar to a rabbit such as hair he  has a fear response. The further something moves away from the original, each new stimulus  decreases (ability to provoke feelings associated with it ex: Rabbit – Fear).   Conditioned Stimulus  can become unconditioned stimulus for subsequent stimuli, able to  track the development of conditioning process with the probability of response.  Asymptote  - Peak 
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