Psy1-2010-6_Learning - Psychology 1 Spring 2010 Section 6:...

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1 ** Important Notice Concerning Lecture Material ** SET 2 LECTURE NOTES These files contain most, but not all, overhead material presented in lecture (e.g., some material may be altered or addedinlasminute changes) added in last-minute changes). The best use of these file is to print them out and take notes on them during lectures. Æ WARNING: Perfect knowledge of this material will not guarantee an A in the course. Important details will be presented in lectures but are not in these pdf files. Thus, it is very important that you attend lecture and discussion sections. Section 6: Learning 2) Research Methods 3) Biological Foundations What is Learning? • Changes in behavior of an organism (Behavioral Perspective ) • Changes in adaptive ability of an organism through experience— coordinating genes and environment (Ethological Perspective ) • A process that changes mental “representations” (memory), so that past experience can have an effect on present behavior (Cognitive Perspective, Section 7 ). What is learned varies from basic mechanisms that many animals have to complex ones that are unique or advanced in humans. Topic 6.1: Behavioral Perspective Topic 6.2: Ethological Perspective Psychology 1 Spring 2010 Section 6: Learning
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2 6.1 Behavioral Perspective • Change in behavior of an organism ¾ Emphasis on stimulus-response associations ¾ Learning is associative , between inputs and behavior ¾ Learning is often contingent upon “reinforcement” (rewards and punishments) ¾ Emphasis on empiricist view (tabula r asa) During Conditioning Bell precedes food Classical Conditioning: Ivan Pavlov ¾ Salivation response After Conditioning Bell alone acts as a stimulus for salivation Bell has been conditioned to elicit a respons to elicit a response Unconditioned stimulus (UCS): Conditioned stimulus (CS): Unconditioned response (UCR): Conditioned response (CR): FOOD BELL SALIVATION TO FOOD SALIVATION TO BELL Psychology 1 Spring 2010 Section 6: Learning
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3 Properties of Classical Conditioning Basic stimulus-response learning
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Arthurshimamura during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Psy1-2010-6_Learning - Psychology 1 Spring 2010 Section 6:...

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