f - orders In this example light is paired with food The...

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f) Stimulus Discrimination - learning to respond to one stimulus and not another. Thus, an organisms becomes conditioned to respond to a specific stimulus and not to other stimuli. For Example - a puppy may initially respond to lots of different people, but over time it learns to respond to only one or a few people's commands. g) Higher Order Conditioning - a CS can be used to produce a response from another neutral stimulus (can evoke CS). There are a couple of different orders or levels. Let's take a "Pavlovian Dog-like" example to look at the different
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Unformatted text preview: orders: In this example, light is paired with food. The food is a US since it produces a response without any prior learning. Then, when food is paired with a neutral stimulus (light) it becomes a Conditioned Stimulus (CS) - the dog begins to respond (salivate) to the light without the presentation of the food. first order: 1) light -- US (food) \--> UR (salivation) 2) light -- US (food) \--> CR (salivation) second order: 3) tone -- light \--> CR (salivation) 4) tone -- light \--> CR (salivation )...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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