Psych 101 - Conditioning - Conditioning Lecture 11/13/06...

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Conditioning Lecture 11/13/06 Classical Conditioning (S-S Theory) - Response might not be as strong as that for unconditioned stimulus - Saliva is of a different chemical composition - Process o 1. Before conditioning Unconditioned Stimulus Unconditioned Response o 2. During conditioning Conditioned Stimulus + Unconditioned Stimulus Unconditional Response o 3. After conditioning Conditioned Stimulus Conditioned Response - Spontaneous Recovery o Occurs after a “wait” period - Determinants of the rate of learning o 1. Frequency of Association (CS and US) Schedules of reinforcement Total vs. Partial Reinforcement paradox o Total reinforcement – learning fast, extinction fast o Partial reinforcement – learning slow, extinction slow o 2. Time Interval between CS and US Peaks at 0.5s Backward conditioning not effective - Stimulus Generalization o Higher for similar tones - Classical Conditioning of Fear (John Watson) o Little Albert o When conditioned to be fearful of rats, he also got fearful of furry stuff
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Psych 101 - Conditioning - Conditioning Lecture 11/13/06...

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