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Lecture 1-Outline - C Can Animal Behavior Model Human...

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Experimental Psychology- Learning Lecture 1 Outline I. Introduction and Syllabus II. Lecture Introduction A. Announcements B. Lecture Overview II. General Definition of Learning III. History of Learning A. Rene Descartes 1. Free Will 2. Voluntary vs. Involuntary 3. Cartesian Dualism 4. Reflexes B. Empiricism 1. John Locke- Tabula Rosa 2. Thomas Hobbes- Hedonism C. Rules of Association 1. Contiguity 2. Similarity 3. Contrast D. Russian Physiologists 1. I.M. Sechenov 2. Ivan Pavlov IV. Modern Viewpoints A. Comparative Cognition- Charles Darwin B. Functional Neurology- Nervism
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Unformatted text preview: C. Can Animal Behavior Model Human Behavior- Face Validity V. Formal Definition of Learning Lecture 1 Outline (continued) A. Learning is “an enduring change” 1. Not fatigue 2. Not change in stimulus conditions 3. Not altered motivational state B. Learning is a change in the “mechanism of behavior” C. Learning “results from prior experience” VI. Causal Mechanisms of Learning A. Efficient cause B. Material cause C. Formal cause D. Final cause...
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