General Psychology_Doran_Date__031910

General Psychology_Doran_Date__031910 - Chapter 6: Learning...

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Chapter 6: Learning (Continued) Observational Learning: not all learning comes from direct experience sometimes we can watch others and see what happens o older siblings, peers, and parents o vicarious rewards and punishments Albert Bandura: occurs when an organisms responding is influenced by the observations of others, who are called models 2 stages of observational learning o acquisition o performance acquisition vs. performance: Bandura asserts that reinforcement usually influences already acquired responses, more than the acquisition of new responses Chapter 7: Memory Memory: An Overview: its more than merely taking in information and storing in a mental compartment it can be defined as the capacity to record, retain, and retrieve events or information that we previously experienced not a simple thing, many factors influence our memory Basic Research Questions: How does information get into memory? (encoding) o involves forming a memory code How is information
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