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Unformatted text preview: 9/16/11 Associa,ve Learning Classical condi+oning takes advantage of reflexive responding to s,muli. Classical condi,oning may be defined as a procedure in which a neutral s,mulus -- a s,mulus that ini,ally does not elicit a par,cular reflexive response -- is followed repeatedly by a reflexive s,mulus -- a s,mulus that elicits the reflexive response. Classical Condi,oning Condi,oning procedure using the terminology of behaviorism 1 9/16/11 classical condi,oning of a fly phobia Learned aversion Operant Condi+oning Skinner explained, individuals learn new responses that "operate on" the environment -- their learned responses manipulate the environment in ways that allow them to experience rewards and punishments (Skinner, 1974). Operant Condi,oning 2 ...
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