Ch. 4 - Learning and Conditioning

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Unformatted text preview: Psych notes • Meditation: reduction of physiological arousal • Case studies • “Own control” multiple baseline studies. Experiments with “Resting controls” • Reduction in Subjective Arousal (anxiety) • Meditation came to the US from India in 1970’s. • Flat-lining in meditation is the result of fibrillation • Comparison of rest v meditation--quasi-experiment • Cognitive rehearsal of physical thing: • sports psychologists: helping athletes improve their performance by mentally rehearsing things • Learning and Conditioning • Pavlov’s dogs: Pavlov was actually a Physiologist who just wanted saliva from the dogs • Conditioning of emotions: many emotions are enlisted by stimuli by particular stresses etc. Various stimuli have been paired with fear--> little albert. Fear--> bell. Positive and Negat- ive emotions. • Combo of meat powder and bell resulted in conditioning....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course PSYC 104 taught by Professor Reysen during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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