Learning lecture - -Insight learning – aha No trial and...

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Learning- a behavioral change resulting from experience Not learning – fatigue, pathological conditions, aging, adaption (receptors), facilitation (presynaptic) Non-associative learning - Habituation – decreased response probability with repeated stimulation - Sensitization – increase in resonse with pairing of two stimuli Associative learning – stimulus is associated with reward - Imprinting - Pavlovian conditioning
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Unformatted text preview: -Insight learning – aha! No trial and error-Latent learning – often spatial learning Sensitization is mediated by serotonin release from presynaptic terminals Associative learning…-- Imprinting – during innate developmental critical period young birds or mammals learn to associate with conspecific adults immediate reward is not apparent (evolutionary reward is obvious)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BIOG 101 taught by Professor Tatwick during the Fall '09 term at Colorado Christian.

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