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Acquisition: the initial stage of learning Amnesia: loss of memory Cognitive Ethology: a branch of ethology that assumes that consciousness, awareness, and intentionality can be inferred from the complexity, flexibility, and cleverness of certain forms of behavior Comparative cognition: Theoretical constructs and models used to explain aspects of behavior that cannot be readily characterized in terms of simple S-R of reflex mechanisms. These mechanisms do not presume consciousness, awareness or intentionality Delayed matching to sample procedure: a procedure in which participants are reinforced for responding to a test stimulus that is the same as a sample stimulus that was presented some time earlier Directed forgetting: forgetting that occurs because of a stimulus that indicates that working memory will not tested on that trial, directed forgetting is an example of the stimulus control of memory Episodic memory: memory for a specific event or episode that includes information about what occurred and when and where it took place, as contrasted with memory for general facts or ways of doing things Forgetting: failure to remember previously acquired information Memory:
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