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Contingency Awareness & Conditioning
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Simple Learning & Memory
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Simple Learning Learning: A relatively permanent change in behavior resulting from experience. Non-associative learning: Behavioral change from experience with a single, repeating stimulus. Associative learning: Process by which a behavioral response becomes linked ( “associated” ) to a new stimulus.
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Simple Learning Non-associative learning: Behavioral change from experience with a single, repeating stimulus. Habituation: Diminished response to a repeated stimulus. Sensitization: Increased response to a repeated stimulus.
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Associative learning: Process by which a behavioral response becomes linked ( “associated” ) to a new stimulus. Pavlovian/Classical conditioning: The process of closely associating a neutral stimulus with one that evokes a reflexive response so that eventually the neutral stimulus alone will evoke the same response. Operant conditioning:
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 253 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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