Lecture 5 - Lecture5 17:29 BehavioralLearningTheory

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Lecture 5 17:29 Behavioral Learning Theory Psychology focusing on environmental response to behavior Goal of prediction and control Focus on learning o How people learn to behave What will elicit particular behaviors Search for external cause of behavior as opposed to intrapsychic cause Classical conditioning (type I or respondent conditioning) Pavlov studied relationship between stimuli Across time an individual can learn to respond to previously neutral stimuli the  way one would respond to a stimulus that is not neutral One stimulus resemble another Generalization o Same response occurs to similar but not identical stimuli Discrimination o You learn to distinguish between the two stimuli and respond differently to  them Operant conditioning (type II or instrumental conditioning) Thorndite studied relationship between responses and their consequences o What the environment did in response to your behavior Law of Effect
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Lecture 5 - Lecture5 17:29 BehavioralLearningTheory

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