October 20 Chapter 8 Learning

October 20 Chapter 8 Learning - October 20, 2005 Chapter 8:...

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October 20, 2005 Chapter 8: Learning “If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality” -Norman Cousins Classical Conditioning Also known as respondent and Pavlovian conditioning In classical conditioning, that stimulus triggers a response Unconditioned stimulus(food) caused the dog to salivate The neutral stimulus(bell) is then introduced along with the unconditioned stimulus The neutral stimulus then becomes a conditioned stimulus when the dog salivates to the bell. Acquisition: when you aquire Extinction: occurs when you only present the conditioned stiumulus and the reflex wears off Spontaneous Recovery: when you rest the dog and the next day you present just the conditioned stimulus and he reflex comes back, but not as strong Involuntary cry is when you present a small child with a loud noise and it immediately cries. Classically conditioned fear: when the baby cries to a rat who happened to be on a table Stimulus generalization:
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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October 20 Chapter 8 Learning - October 20, 2005 Chapter 8:...

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