Hire Me - Sabrina Armstrong PSY/310 December 19th 2011...

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Sabrina Armstrong PSY/310 December 19 th , 2011 Barbara Burt
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Pavlov was born September 14, 1849 Pavlov was born in Ryazan, Russia, into a “pure Russian” religious family, the oldest of 11 kids. He abandoned the idea of becoming a priest after reading Darwin’s “Origin of the Species” and Sechenov’s “Reflexes of the Brain.” Pavlov left seminary to attend the University of St. Petersburg where Sechenev was professor of physiology. Sechenev had demonstrated that a higher brain center could inhibit activity of a lower one using frog reflexes. He died on February 27, 1936
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In conditioning, stimulus generalization is the tendency for the conditioned stimulus to evoke similar responses after the response has been conditioned. For example, if a child has been conditioned to fear a stuffed white rabbit, it will exhibit fear of objects similar to the conditioned stimulus such as a white toy rat.
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Dogs trained to discriminate ellipses and circles with a ratio of 8/7 showed acute neuroses when the
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course PSY 315 315 taught by Professor Tiffanycron during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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