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Unformatted text preview: 7-8 wed. 10threview session in the same roomLearning•A process that results in a relatively permanent change in an organism’s behavior or behavior potential due to experienceClassical ConditioningoA basic form of learning in which the occurrence of one stimulus or event predicts the occurrence of another stimulusoA neutral stimulus that signals an unconditioned stimulus begins to produce a response that anticipates and prepares for the unconditioned stimulus•BehaviorismoEmphasized observable dataoJohn Watson – father of behaviorismAssociation – where learning happens•We learn by associationoOur minds naturally connect events that occur in sequence•Associative LearningoLearning that two events occur togetherIvan Pavlov•1849-1936•Russian physician / neurophysiologist•Nobel Prize in 1904•Studied digestive secretionsUnconditioned Stimulus (UCS)•Stimulus that unconditionally – automatically and naturally triggers a responseUnconditioned Response (UCR)•Unlearned, naturally occurring responseConditioned Stimulus (CS)•Originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus,...
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