Chapter 1 Key terms

Chapter 1 Key terms - involved in the behavior. Hedonism:...

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Chapter 1 Key terms: Association: a connection or linkage between the representations of two events (two stimuli or a  stimulus and a response) so that the occurrence of one of the events activates the  representation of the other. Declarative or episodic learning: leaning about the specific event or fact, usually accessible to  consciousness. Dualism: the view of behavior according to which actions can be separated into two categories:  voluntary behavior controlled by the mind, and involuntary behavior controlled by reflex  mechanisms.  Empiricism: A philosophy according to which all ideas in the mind arise from experience. Fatigue: a temporary decrease in behavior caused by repeated or excessive use of muscles 
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Unformatted text preview: involved in the behavior. Hedonism: The philosophy proposed by Hobbes according to which the actions of the organisms are determined entirely by the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. Learning: An enduring change in the mechanisms of Behavior involving specific stumuli and/or responses that results from prior experience with similar stimuli and responses. Maturation: A change in the behavior caused by physical or physiological development of the organism in the absence of experience with partivular environmental events. Nativism: A philosophy according to whc...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course COMMUNICAT 112 taught by Professor Claire during the Fall '09 term at Raritan.

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