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Learning Ch6bbd - Chapter Six Learning 6-1 What Is...

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6 - 1 Chapter Six Learning
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6 - 2 What Is Learning? Adaptive process through which experience modifies pre-existing behavior and understanding.
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6 - 3 Overview Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning Observational learning Other
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6 - 4 Apparatus for Measuring Conditioned Responses
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6 - 5 Classical Conditioning
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6 - 6 Extinction Extinction - The gradual disappearance of a conditioned response when a conditioned stimulus no longer predicts the appearance of an unconditioned stimulus Spontaneous Recovery - The reappearance of the conditioned response after extinction and without further pairings of the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli Reconditioning - the quick relearning of a conditioned response following extinction
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6 - 7 Changes over Time in the Strength of a Conditioned Response
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6 - 8 Stimulus Generalization and Discrimination Stimulus Generalization - conditioned response to one stimulus is elicited by a similar, but not identical stimulus. Stimulus Discrimination: Learns to differentiate among similar stimuli.
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6 - 9 Factors Affecting the Learning of a Conditioned Response Timing Forward conditioning Backward conditioning Simultaneous conditioning Predictability Signal Strength Attention to Stimulus Second-Order Conditioning Biopreparedness
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6 - 10 Some Applications of Classical Conditioning Can play role in the development of phobias. Systematic desensitization as a treatment.
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6 - 11 Law of effect - If a response made in the presence of a particular stimulus is followed by satisfaction, that response is more likely the next time the stimulus is encountered. Operant Conditioning - Process through which an organism learns to respond to the environment in a way that produces positive consequences and avoids negative ones
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B. F. Skinner Thorndike’s law of effect Organisms learn responses by operating on the environment. “Operant conditioning”
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course PSYCH 031 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '09 term at Pacific.

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Learning Ch6bbd - Chapter Six Learning 6-1 What Is...

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