35101004 - 9/3/08   Use of limited systems  ...

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Unformatted text preview: 9/3/08   Use of limited systems   Learning-Performance distinction   Learning Paradigms   Terminology   Between and within subjects designs   Reflexes             Fixed (Modal) Action Patterns Imprinting Prepared Associations Unprepared Associations Contraprepared Associations Physically Impossible 1 9/3/08   Skinner -- pliable - environment   Freud -- stresses innate, allows for environment   Lorenz -- heavy genetic influence   Modern approach to studying species-specific behavior   Conflict with American learning theorists   Wallace Craig - 1918   One of first to analyze behavior rather than just describe it   Appetitive vs. consummatory behavior - essentially learned vs. innate (FAP)   Greatly influenced his student Lorenz and others like Tinbergen   Psychohydraulic model   Highly influential Total Action Potential Innate Releasing Mechanism Action Specific Energy Intensity of FAP Innate Releasing Stimulus 2 9/3/08   Fixed Action Pattern   Taxis component   Vacuum activity   Displacement Activity   Imprinting   Hierarchical organization with major and minor instincts IRM Significant stimuli are releasers   Four criteria (Moltz)   1. Innate   2. Hard to disrupt   3. Stereotyped   4. After occurrence, latent period   Are there and human MAPs? 3 9/3/08   Ethogram   Isolation studies   Models   Critical Period   Law of Effort   Massed practice   Punishment (mild) facilitates   Primacy Effect   Usually not reversible   Drugs may facilitate None None Spaced Suppresses Recency Reversible Not usually 4 ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2008 for the course PSY 351 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Utica.

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