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1 Developmental Psychology I - What is Behaviourism and How did it Die? Classical Conditioning Pavlov and his Dogs Operant Conditioning Skinner and his Pigeons Language Acquisition Observational Learning The Bobo Doll
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2 Classical Conditioning - Pavlov and His Dogs
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3 Learning and Unlearning In classical conditioning learning is the association of a CS with a UCS to the extent that the CS produces the UCR (now it is a CR) Generalization occurs when the CS is changed slightly and the CR still happens Discrimination occurs when the CS is changed and the CR does not happen Extinction occurs when the CS no longer produces the UCR
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Operant Conditioning How does an organism learn to do things it doesn’t normally do? That is how do you ever get behaviour that doesn’t occur as an UCR? Operant Conditioning has an answer - behaviour that is rewarded will occur more often in the future; behaviour that is not rewarded will occur less often Complex behaviours can be shaped through
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