10-2-07 Psyc

10-2-07 Psyc - Little Albert Condition Emotional Responses...

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Little Albert Condition Emotional Responses Contemporary Classical Conditioning Cognitive + External events Learned Relationships Reliable Signals – We learn to cognitively process reliable signals from the environment to get a response. Bell = Reliable Predictor of Food CS Reliably Predicts CR UCS = Train UCR = Stop NS = Barrier > CS CR = Stop Garcia Effect Learned taste Aversion – Cheetos Hospital Never ate a Cheeto again. One-trial learning – don’t have to pair things, only takes one time to learn. Violates classical conditioning process Martin Seligman Pair things together naturally Biological Preparedness to fear certain things in the environment that would threaten our survival as a species. We know certain snakes can kill us without ever coming across one. We aren’t born with these fears, but they evolve as we get older. IE: Fears of heights. Examples : Phobias and Poison
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course PSYC 001 taught by Professor Carlivati during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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