PSY303 exam 1 clickers

PSY303 exam 1 clickers - S1introduction Damage to the...

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S1—introduction Damage to the temporal cortex may impair o Perceptual processing Damage to the motor area of the frontal cortex may impair o Involuntary motor movements S2/3—evolution of learning Damage to hippocampus may eliminate o Trace conditioning One neuronal change that may be associated with learning is o A change in the number of synapses between associated neurons Damage to the amygdale would result in an inability to o Feel emotions An experience will be less likely to be remembered if it is o Emotionally neutral—strong emotions create strong memory Which causes long-term habituation or sensitization? o Change in # of active pre-synaptic terminals o A change in # of pre-synaptic terminals o Change in # of post-synaptic receptors o Distributed stimulus presentation An unconditioned reflex o May disappear shortly after birth What Is true about conditioning o The organization of the nervous system determines which stimuli may become associated with a specific response S4—skill learning During the retention interval for a motor skill o After both massed and distributed training, there is an initial period of decline, but the asymptote is higher for distributed training—distributed practice shows better results than do mass practice If talking on a cell phone did not impair driving, this would be evidence that o Either driving or talking were autonomous As a function of the amount of practice, the time to perform a task o Decreases by successively smaller amounts—line slowly decreases towards the
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