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Learning: process of acquiring new and relatively enduring information or behaviors Focuses on: observable, measurable Based in Behaviorism Classical Conditioning: A dog with food US---UR NS+US---UR CS---CR Before conditioning: Unconditioned stimulus: Food/passionate kiss Unconditioned response: Salivation/sexual arousal Before conditioning: Neutral stimulus: whistle, footsteps, lights Taste Aversion: (neutral stimulus to conditioned stimulus) Ex: eating a food that one got sick, even if it isn’t bad they can’t eat it anymore -Alcohol abuse Example: US: Mint CR: Computer tone Ex 2: US-being bitten UR: fear NS + US: squirrel/ bitten --- UR: Fear Little albert: John watson: “anyone could be anything they wanted depending on their environment” Baby going to pet rabbit, hit a metal sheet every time he would reach for it, it ended up causing fear toward the rabbit Generalizations: How Learning Works: Extinction: Can't go instinct without a unconditioned stimulus. Ex. The dog will eventually learn
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