Learning : a process that produces a relatively enduring change in behavior or knowledge as a result of past experience Classical Conditioning (CC): the basic learning process that involves repeatedly pairing a neutral stimulus with a response-producing stimulus until the neutral stimulus elicits the same response Stimulus (S) Response (R ): pair a neutral stimulus with a UCS to elicit a response Unconditioned Response (UCR) : the unlearned, reflexive response that is elicited by an unconditioned stimulus Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) : the natural stimulus that reflexively elicits a response w/o the need for prior learning Conditioned Stimulus (CS) : a formerly neutral stimulus that acquires the capacity to elicit a reflexive response Conditioned Response (CR) : the learned, reflexive response to a conditioned stimulus CC 3 steps :-Step one: a neutral stimulus (NS) is given -Step two: the NS is combined with an unconditioned stimulus (UCS) which results in an unconditioned response (UCR). -Step three: a conditioned stimulus is created (CS) which results in a conditioned response (CR).
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Matchock,robert during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.