Principles of Classical Conditioning

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Unformatted text preview: Principles of Classical Conditioning Acquisition: Training period when a response is strengthened Higher Order Conditioning: A conditioned stimulus is used to reinforce further learning Expectancy: Anticipation concerning future events or relationships More Classical Conditioning Terms Extinction: Weakening of a conditioned response through removal of reinforcement Spontaneous Recovery: Reappearance of a learned response following apparent extinction More Principles of Classical Conditioning Stimulus Generalization: A tendency to respond to stimuli that are similar, but not identical to, a conditioned stimulus Example: responding to a buzzer or a hammer banging when the conditioning stimulus was a bell Stimulus Discrimination: The learned ability to respond differently to similar stimuli Example: Anya will respond differently to various bells: alarms, school, timer Classical Conditioning in Humans Phobia: Intense, unrealistic, irrational fear of a specific situation or object...
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