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PSYC1101_Learning_I - Classical Conditioning I Learning-An...

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Classical Conditioning 6/11/10 I. Learning -An enduring change in the way an organism responds (behaves) based on experience a. Non-Associative Learning -May be simplest kind of learning -Learning about a single stimulus -Short-Lived i. 2 Main Forms of Non-Associative Learning 1. Habituation a. Decline in tendency to respond to an innocuous (harmless) stimuli on repeated exposure 2. Sensitization a. Increase in behavioral response to a noxious or fearful stimulus b. Associative Learning i. Fundamental for most learning ii. Relationships among events 1. Classical Conditioning 2. Operant Conditioning c. 3 Assumptions of Learning Theories i. Responses are learned rather than innate ii. Learning is adaptive iii. Psychological experiments can reveal underlying principles of learning d. Classical Conditioning i. Reflex 1. Automatic response elicited by stimulus without learning a. Referred to as unconditioned response (UCR) in classical conditioning framework
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Fall '07 term at Georgia Tech.

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