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Learning – relatively permanent change in an organism’s behavior due to experience - Shapes language, emotions, attitudes Stimulus-Stimulus learning - Conditioning à Learning to associate one stimulus with another (lightning followed by thunder) Classical conditioning – Pavlov’s law Tricked/taught dogs to expect food from a stimulus - Before conditioning, food (unconditioned stimulus (US)) produces salivation (unconditioned response (UR) – natural, unlearned response to stimulus) - After conditioning, unconditioned stimulus now becomes the conditioned stimulus (CS), and elicits salivation, which is now a conditioned response
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Unformatted text preview: Extinction when a US (food) does not follow a CS (tone), CR (salivation) starts to decrease and at some point goes extinct Spontaneous Recovery After a rest period, an extinguished CR (salivation) spontaneously recovers and if CS (tone) persists alone it becomes extinct again. Generalization tendency to respond to stimuli similar to CS Learning by Observation-More highly intelligent animals learn through observing and imitating others.-monkey see, monkey do-Children learn through imitating others who receive reward and punishment ( as seen in Banduras Bobo doll experiement)...
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This document was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSY 105 at DePaul.

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