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Classical+conditioning - to a stimulus that is...

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9/28/2010 1 How do we learn? What is learning? Learning – Acquiring knowledge or skills through experience or instruction
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9/28/2010 2 Central Question Why do we behave the way we do? Behaviorism claims…. Psychology is the study of ? Same laws apply to all organisms and all content Learning is based on establishing associations
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9/28/2010 3 ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING Types of Learning Habituation Sensitization Classical conditioning Instrumental (Operant) conditioning Cognitive learning 6
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9/28/2010 4 Implicit learning: Habituation : a decrease in the strength of a response after repeated presentation of a stimulus Sensitization : responding more vigorously to almost any stimulus after threat 7 Classical Conditioning Unconditioned stimulus Unconditioned response Neutral stimulus Conditioned stimulus Conditioned
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9/28/2010 5 Activity Clip: Jim and The Office http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfZfMIHwSkU
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9/28/2010 6 Trained to respond to a specific CS, an animal will give a limited CR
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Unformatted text preview: to a stimulus that is closely-related to the original CS Generalization 11 Extinction 9/28/2010 7 Extinction If the CS is repeatedly presented in the absence of the US, then the CR will gradually disappear 13 Spontaneous recovery After extinction, has the CR been completely eliminated? No: An extinguished response will spontaneously recover after a pause 14 9/28/2010 8 Classical Conditioning: Watson Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up and Ill guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of spet I might selectdoctor, lawyer, merchant-chief, and yes, even beggar man and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors. (John B. Watson, 1930) 15 John Watson Generalization 9/28/2010 9 Application: Behavior Therapy Treating phobias systematic desensitization...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2010 for the course PSYCH PSY BEH 11 taught by Professor Garyrichardgermo during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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