Classical conditioning is a type of learning in which an organism learns to transfer a natural respo

Classical conditioning is a type of learning in which an organism learns to transfer a natural respo

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Classical conditioning is a type of learning in which an organism learns to transfer a natural response from one stimulus to another. Classical conditioning builds associations between a conditioned stimulus and a conditioned response. Operant conditioning is a type of learning in which the likelihood of a behavior is increased or decreased by the use of reinforcement or punishment. Operant conditioning is the reinforcement that increases the frequency of the behavior preceding it. An example of classical
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Unformatted text preview: conditioning is the following: every time someone flushes a toilet in the apartment building, the shower becomes very hot & causes the person to jump back, overtime, the person begins to jump back automatically after hearing the flush, before the water temperature changes. An example of operant conditioning is the following: Your father gives you a credit card at the end of your first year in college because you did so well. As a result, your grades continue to get better in your second year....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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