Lecture Notes after Quiz #1. Date: 09/23/2019
Modify or change our behavior or understanding of things, as a result
of our experiences.
It is a relatively permanent change.
Saying “Let's just be friends” to your ex, but you know you won't be.
Classical condition (Scared of the boss)
Reflective Response = Flinching.
NO LEARNING INVOLVED ^
+ Yelling (UCS) = Flinching (UCR)
A stimulus that starts off as neutral
Footsteps (CS) → Flinch (CR)
Condition response (CR):
Association between events.
How learning takes place through consequences.
Reinforcer ( Strengthens the response)
Makes it more likely to happen again.
Desired Organizational behaviors:
Positive Reinforcer ( recognition, bonus)
Negative Reinforcer ( Take something negative away)
Ex. Pain, fear, boredom, stress, anxiety.
Ex. In an exam, the more you study, the less
you have. (NR).
ESCAPE LEARNING / CONDITIONING
The worker learns to make a response in order to end exposure
to a negative stimulus.