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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [ P s y c h o lo g y ] with a while rate to find out if he was afraid of rates. Albert was curious and reaches for the rat, showing no fear. Using the fact that infants are naturally frightened by loud noises, Watson stood behind Albert and again put the rat near him. When the infant reached for the infant, Watson banged a steel bar with a hammer. After several pairings of the white rate and the noise, Albert began to cry when just the rat was presented without the loud noise. Stimulus Generalization – Learned response to stimuli that are like the original conditioned stimulus. (White bunny) Stimulus Discrimination – Learned to response to a specific stimulus but not to other, similar stimuli. (Black rat) Extinction – Gradual weakening or suppression of a previously conditioned response Spontaneous Recover y – A reappearance of a previously extinguished conditioned response...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
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