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S09_Exam_4_study_gui - S09 Exam 4 Study Guide 1 What is an orienting response An inborn tendency to notice and respond to novel or suprising events

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S’09 Exam 4 Study Guide 1. What is an orienting response? An inborn tendency to notice and respond to novel or suprising events 2. What is habituation? The decline in the tendency to respond to an event that has become familiar through repeated exposure 3. What is sensitization? Increased responsiveness, or sensitivity, to an event that has been repeated 4. What is desensitization? Make someone less sensitive to a repeated event 5. What is operant conditioning? Why is it important? Process of changing behavior following a response with a reinforcement It is important because it studies how individuals react to and learn from their own voluntary actions 6. What is classical conditioning? Why is it important? Set of procedures used to investigate how organisms learn about the signaling properties of events. It establishes of strengthens a conditioned response (acquisition) It is important because the subject’s behavior has no impact on the results. It gives involuntary responses.
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S09_Exam_4_study_gui - S09 Exam 4 Study Guide 1 What is an orienting response An inborn tendency to notice and respond to novel or suprising events

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