Chapter 4 psych - Caleb Eljach Chapter 4 Basic Processes of...

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Caleb Eljach Chapter 4: Basic Processes of Learning I. Classical Conditioning I: Fundamentals a. Pavlov’s Initial Discovery of Classical Conditioning. i. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was the personification of the dedicated scientist. ii. Pavlov’s initial discovery of what we now call classical conditioning emerged from his earlier studies of digestive reflexes in dogs. b. The Procedure and Generality of Classical Conditioning. i. Pavlov and scientists following him performed hundreds of experiments on classical conditioning. II. Classical Conditioning II: Beyond the Fundamental. a. What is learned in Classical Conditioning? i. Classical conditioning can be interpreted as stimulus- stimulus association or learned expectancy. ii. Cognitive theories contrary to the dictates of behaviorism are theories in which hypothesized mental entities are used to explain and predict behavior. b. Conditioning Depends on the Predictive Value of the Conditioned Stimulus. i.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 452 taught by Professor Traja during the Spring '09 term at Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio.

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Chapter 4 psych - Caleb Eljach Chapter 4 Basic Processes of...

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