LEARNING - LEARNING Whatislearning? Learning o...

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LEARNING  What is learning?   Learning -  o   Remember Sensory Adaptation Habituation –   o A boyfriend who belches a lot     Individual differences  Sensitization –  o (when stimulus is dangerous) Learning through Conditioning  Conditioning:            Two types of learning:
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o Classical:        o Operant:            Classical Conditioning…     o The associated stimulus does not produce a new behavior, it simply  brings out  an existing behavior Theory of Classical Conditioning     Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS):       o Important =     Unconditioned Response (UCR):            o Again, this does not require learning; it’s AUTOMATIC Conditioned Stimulus (CS):      o   Conditioned Response (CR):     
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  Acquisition         To achieve conditioning, CS and UCS must be presented very close in time  (about 1/2  second for best result) Four major conditioning processes:     Extinction Spontaneous Recovery Stimulus Generalization
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course PSYCHOLGOY 100 taught by Professor Currence during the Winter '09 term at Ohio State.

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