Psychology Fundamentals P11B/Psych 9B Winter 2008 Study Guide for Exam 1 Important Note: The purpose of this study guide is to give you a rough idea of the types of material that will be on the first exam. There may be questions on the exam that are not on this study guide. There may also be questions on this study guide that do not appear on the exam. Please bring to the exam Scantron Form F-158 (a red and white 5” x 11” inch form), two sharpened Number 2 pencils, and your UCI Student ID card. Learning • Empiricism, rationalism, nativism • Problems with introspection • Types of learning: sensitization; habituation; classical conditioning; operant conditioning; observational learning • How classical and operant conditioning work and key findings: CS, CR, US, UR; law of effect; types of reinforcement & punishment; shaping; generalization; extinction; spontaneous recovery; second order conditioning; schedules of reinforcement; Watson’s experiment with Baby Albert • Behaviorist's main claims about learning
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