Lecture 11 - Classical Conditioning

Lecture 11 - Classical Conditioning - Lecture 11 How do we...

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Lecture 11 1 Classical Conditioning Why do we all want money? Josh Wede Psych 100 How do we learn? Not the same as memory!! We’ll cover that later What is learning? A relatively permanent change in an organism’s behavior due to experience Allows for flexibility in interacting with environment More flexible than genes!! How do we learn? We learn by association - our minds naturally connect events that occur in sequence. Classical conditioning A type of learning in which an organism learns to associate stimuli Pavlov’s Experiments Before conditioning food (Unconditioned Stimulus, US) produces salivation (Unconditioned Response, UR). The tone (neutral stimulus) does not Pavlov’s Experiments During conditioning, neutral stimulus (tone) and US (food) are paired resulting in salivation (UR). After conditioning neutral stimulus (now Conditioned Stimulus, CS) elicits salivation (now Conditioned Response, CR) Acquisition Phase associating a neutral stimulus with an
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