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Unformatted text preview: FIRST EXAM WEDNESDAY 10/4/2006 CHAPTERS 1 & 8 Learning (ch.8) Sept. 25, 2006 Def: A relatively permanent change in behavior as a result of experience. Associative Learning: learning by linking events that occur closely in time and place. Ex: Lightning + Thunder = (after repetition) We see lightning, we wince anticipating thunder Two types: (1) Classical Conditioning (2) Operant Conditioning 1. Classical Conditioning a. Ivan Pavlov, a Russian physiologist. He studied digestive systems in dogs. b. Deals with learning of behaviors that occur by associating two stimuli (natural and neutral) c. It is called classical conditioning because his experiment is used as a model for all other psychologists. d. The process of learning in classical conditioning involves repeated pairing of neutral or conditioned stimuli with a natural or unconditioned stimulus for producing a...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2008 for the course RLC 110 taught by Professor Warren during the Fall '06 term at Hartford.
- Fall '06