psylectConditioning

psylectConditioning - Psych 1 Lecture 10/19/10 Conditioning...

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Psych 1 Lecture 10/19/10 Conditioning and Learning Foundations of Conditioning Aristotle (350 B.C.E.) – Laws of Association (recognizing redness/roundness of an apple) -experience determines what you know about the world (empiricist) Frequency Intensity Contiguity; belong together (lightning, thunder) Concept of Reflex René Descartes (1650) – body as machine. soul would be informed through pineal gland. British Empiricism John Locke (1690) – “tabula rasa” doctrine (everybody born with a blank slate) -behaviorists argue all of our knowledge came from training David Hume (1750) – S-S building blocks Robert Whytt (1750) – physiology of reflexes (lemons) Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936) Lectures on the function of the principal digestive glands (1897) Lectures on Conditioned Reflexes (1926) Pavlov’s Reflex Formulation “Wired-In Reflexes” e.g., salivation, gag, orienting, limb withdrawal occur unconditionally “unconditional reflexes” (US UR) “Psychic Reflexes” Appear after specific experiences occur conditionally “conditional reflexes” (CS CR) -post-traumatic stress disorder(combat) weapon sound blast intense fear jackhammer intense fear
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