Chapter 6 Learning

Chapter 6 Learning - Chapter 6 Learning Tuesday 11:15 AM...

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Unconditioned response: a response that does not have to be learned, such as a reflex Unconditioned stimulus: a stimulus that elicits a response without any prior learning Conditioned stimulus: a stimulus that elicits a response only after learning has taken place Conditioned response: a response that has been learned Classical conditioning or Pavlovian conditioning: a type of learned response that occurs when a neutral object come to elicit a reflexive response when it is associated with a stimulus that already produces that response Operant conditioning or instrumental conditioning: a learning process in which the consequences of an action determine the likelihood that it will be performed in the future Learning: an enduring change in behavior resulting from experience Acquisition: the gradual formation of an association between the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli Extinction: a process in which the conditioned response is weakened when the conditioned stimulus is repeated without the unconditioned stimulus Spontaneous recovery: a process in which a previously extinguished response reemerges following presentation of the conditioned stimulus
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