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Chapter 6 psych - 1Chapter 6: Learning and Behavior...

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1 Chapter 6: Learning and Behavior Analysis Vocabulary acquisition -the stage in classical conditioned experiment during which the conditioned response is first elicited by the conditioned stimulus animal cognition- the cognitive capabilities of nonhuman animals; researchers trace the development of cognitive capabilities across specifies and the continuity of capabilities from nonhuman to human animals behavior analysis- the area of psychology that focuses on the environmental determinants of learning and behavior biological constraints on learning- any limitation on an organism’s capacity to learn that are cause by the inherited sensory, response, or cognitive capabilities of members of a given species classical conditioning- a type of learning in which a behavior (conditioned response) comes to be elicited by a stimulus (conditioned stimulus) that has acquired its power through an association with a biologically significant stimulus (unconditioned stimulus) cognitive map- a mental representation of physical space conditioned reinforcers- in classical conditioning, formerly neutral stimuli that have become
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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