myron 11 - -Learning- Learning -Definitions -Classical...

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Learning -Definitions -Classical Conditioning -Operant Conditioning -Social/Observational Learning
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Defining Learning We are always learning (even before we are born) Definition – relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience
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Orienting and Habituation Orienting reflex – orient sense organs in direction of unexpected stimuli Habituation – when a stimulus is repeated over and over again the orienting reflex diminishes or stops Adaptive Dishabituation more intense response to a stimulus to which you previously habituated
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Practical Application of Habituation Training for people suffering from chronic motion sickness or vertigo Habituate to visual and vestibular signals that create sickness Treatment of phobias Exposure Therapy
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Classical Conditioning
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Classical Conditioning Learning through association of stimuli Pavlov and his dogs – learning to associate certain cue with presentation of food Conditioned to respond to buzzer by salivating
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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