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Learning_2_Outline - PSYC1101-I Learning Part 2 Outline I...

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PSYC1101-I 02/25/2010 Learning – Part 2- Outline I. Classical Conditioning II. Operant Conditioning o What behavior/response is observed? Voluntary responses emitted by organism o What is learned? Association between behavior and outcome. The instrumental behavior that can achieve a desired outcome a. Law of Effect & Thorndike: if the consequences of a behavior are good you tend to do that more often in the future. If bad… do it less b. Operant (Instrumental) Behavior & Skinner: o Organism’s specific behavior results in a consequence (environment’s response): Reinforcement Punishment o Observe contingency between behavior and consequence o Law of Effect o The next time, organism determines nature of consequences Reinforcement: strengthens behavior Punishment: weakens behavior o o Skinner Box o Animal’s behavior is recorded o Correct behavior is rewarded with food The Consequences of Behavior (Environment’s Response): Appetitive (you want it) Aversive (you don’t want it) Apply stimulus Positive reinforcement = behavior increases
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2010 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Tech.

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Learning_2_Outline - PSYC1101-I Learning Part 2 Outline I...

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