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Learning 27/09/2010 15:47:00 A. Law of Association=  we learn through associating ideas/events/occurrences If 2 ideas occur in close enough sequence together we will form an  association between them  B. Principle of Adaptive Hedonism=  we act in ways to avoid pain and yet we seek out something that is going to  bring pleasure (positive emotion) C. Definition of Learning= Learning is inferred from performance, but performance itself is influenced by  a variety of other factors Potential performance- no all learning is reflected in performance, but  someone can learn it and potentially perform it We must differentiate learning from all the other factors that can affect  someone’s performance (emotion, fatigue, motivation…temporary factors) Relatively permanent change in performance potential Differentiate learning from something from physical maturity or physical  illness (results from experience) Learning is a relatively permanent change in performance potential that arises  from experience*     D. Types of Learning 1. Classical conditioning- certain stimuli in the environment will evoke a  response for us (fearful when see spider) 2. Operant conditioning- we operate on environment, the things that we do  are related to their consequences 3. Cognitive learning- more than conditioning, we have higher mental  processes that allows us to figure things out Classical Conditioning A. Ivan Pavlov Russian Physiologist studied digestion (won Nobel peace prize) B. Stimulus-  something in the environment Unconditioned- don’t have to learn to do this (flu)
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