9th lecture - Learning Learning Defined: any relative...

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Unformatted text preview: Learning Learning Defined: any relative permanent change in behavior that occurs because of experience Conditioning: a kind of learning that involved associations between environmental stimuli and response Types of Conditioning Classical Conditioning: (Pavlov) The organism learns to associate two stimuli One produces a response that originally was only produced by the other Classic example of dog/bell and salivation Unconditioned Stimulus (US): elicits the unconditioned response (food) Unconditioned Response (UR): response which is automatically produced (salivate) Conditioned Stimulus (CS): originally neutral stimulus that elicits a behavior after being paired with a US (bell) Conditioned Response (CR): response elicited by the conditioned stimulus (salivate to bell) Extinction: repeat the conditioned stimulus without the unconditioned stimulus over time and conditioned response will disappear Spontaneous Recovery: after a response has been extinguished it may spontaneously reappear after the passage of time with exposure to the conditioned stimulus Higher Order Conditioning: pairing a neutral stimulus with the conditioned stimulus will create another conditioned stimulus, although a weaker conditioned response. More likely to show extinction (food with bell, bell with light)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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