Intro to Psych, Module 25

Intro to Psych, Module 25 - Learning: Module 25 Review of...

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Learning: Module 25 Review of Conditioning o Classical conditioning Learned associations between events US causes the UR without learning pairing the CS with the US causes the CR Organism is NOT in control of the events o Operant conditioning Learned associations between behaviors and outcomes Reinforcers/Rewards – positive or negative Punishments – positive or negative Organism is in control of the behaviors that lead to outcomes Observational learning o Higher animals can learn without direct experience. o Watching another organism solve a problem in the environment can be enough to learn the same behavior. o Modeling – the process by which we learn from observation and imitation of others. Why do we imitate? o Mirror neurons – neurons in the brain that are activated both when we are doing a task AND when we are only watching another organism do a task o Infants as young as 8 months old will imitate novel gestures. o
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course PSYC 2000 taught by Professor Munson during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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Intro to Psych, Module 25 - Learning: Module 25 Review of...

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