Module 9 Notes

Module 9 Notes - Module 9 Notes I. Learning: a permanent...

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Module 9 Notes I. Learning: a permanent change in behavior or knowledge that results from previous experience. Behavior is any observable response. A. Three Kinds of Learning a. Classical Conditioning: learning in which a neutral stimulus acquires the ability to produce a response that was originally produced by a different stimulus. b. Law of Effect: if some random actions are followed by a pleasurable consequence or reward, such actions are strengthened and will likely occur in the future. c. Operant Conditioning: learning in which the consequences that follow some behavior increase or decrease the likelihood of that behavior’s occurrence in the future. d. Cognitive Learning: learning that involves mental processes, such as attention and memory, learned through observation or imitation. Can’t involve any external rewards. B. Procedure: Classical Conditioning a. Selecting Stimulus and Response a.i. Neutral Stimulus: stimulus that causes a sensory response, such a s being seen heard or smelled but does not produce the reflex being
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