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Jacobs: Evolution of Learning 21 Oct 2009 1 Prof. Lucy Jacobs [email protected] Department of Psychology Tolman Hall, Room 3117 OfFce Hours: Wed 2-3 - not today - http: //cognitivebiology.blogspot.com/ Niko Tinbergen’s Questions Norway rat in Skinner box Why Learn? Chicks look for: movement, head+eye Summary so far • Types of learning:
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Unformatted text preview: – Classical conditioning: observe association – Operant conditioning: intervene and test hypotheses • Adaptive signiFcance: – Detect coincidences – Recognize important objects (e.g., parent!) – Determine what predicts what – Gain control over your environment...
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