cog and soc learning

Cog and soc learning - learning Attention the individual notices something in the environment Retention the individual remembers what was noticed

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1 1 Cognitive and Social Learning 2 How Does Cognitive Psychology Explain Learning? Changes in mental processes, rather than as changes in behavior alone 3 Cognitive Learning Insight learning Problem solving occurs by means of a sudden reorganization of perceptions Kohler’s chimps
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2 4 Cognitive Learning Cognitive maps/ Spatial learning A mental representation of physical space Tolman’s rats 5 Observational Learning Bandura’s challenge to behaviorism Observational learning new responses are acquired after watching others’ behavior and the consequences of their behavior 6 Observation of reward and punishment
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3 7 Steps in observational
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Unformatted text preview: learning Attention : the individual notices something in the environment Retention : the individual remembers what was noticed Reproduction : the individual produces an action that is a copy of what was noticed Motivation : the environment delivers a consequence that changes the probability the behavior will be emitted again (reinforcement and punishment) 8 Brain Mechanisms and Learning Long-term potentiation – Biological process involving physical changes that strengthen the synapses in groups of nerve cells believed to be the neural basis of learning...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course PSYCH 1A taught by Professor Kerrihogue during the Fall '10 term at Santa Rosa.

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Cog and soc learning - learning Attention the individual notices something in the environment Retention the individual remembers what was noticed

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