Unformatted text preview: knowledge that is due to experience. What is Behavior Potential? This means that behavior changes that are temporary or due to things like drugs, alcohol, etc., are not "learned". * Behavior Potential - once something is learned, an organism can exhibit a behavior that indicates learning as occurred. Thus, once a behavior has been "learned", it can be exhibited by "performance" of a corresponding behavior. It is the combination of these 4 factors that make our definition of learning. Or, you can go with a slightly less comprehensive definition that is offered in many text books: Learning is a relatively durable change in behavior or knowledge that is due to experience. We are going to discuss the two main types of learning examined by researchers, classical conditioning and operant conditioning....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, relatively durable change