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Behaviorism Scientific Approach – trying to predict and control behavior Trying to improve society – training people to be anything you want Focus on the environment Using the scientific method Animals could be used to study the processes of human psychology Association and Conditioning Association – human mind naturally makes an association between events 6 Conditioning – process of forming associations between events Classical Conditioning – Associating Learning Associating two stimuli Pavlov – when he brought food into the room with dogs, they would salivate Neutral stimulus – bell Unconditioned stimulus – powder Conditioned stimulus – After hearing the bell, we instinctively salivate 6 Acquisition – associating the bell with the powder Extinguish – ringing the bell, but not licking the powder Spontaneous Recovery – having a conditioned response after extinguished
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