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Learning Learning : Change in behavior due to experience Behavioral perspective - 1. Focus on observable actions or responses - 2. Focus on external causes - 3. Deny, ignore or downplay the role of cognition - biased against thinking as cause for behavior Learning terminology 4. Response: Behavior or reaction 5. Stimulus: Object, event, or thing in environment 6. Conditioning: Formation of an association which affects behavior Classical Conditioning (Learning) 7. Relies on association between two stimuli - these reflexes come about from one thing, you feel another 8. Applies mostly to simple, reflexive behavior and basic emotional reactions, such as Reflexive behaviors: Startle, eye-blink, salivation, goose bumps, sexual response Basic emotional responses: Happiness, fear, sadness, disgust, sexual excitement Gut reactions, involuntary to begin with A. Ivan Pavlov’s Research Before conditioning Bell no response Meat salivation During conditioning Bell + Meat salivation
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2010 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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