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Unformatted text preview: it. Other times, she played an audio recording of a gunshot without taking out the revolver. The revolver wouldnt predict the gunshot sound as well now, since gunshots happen both with and without the revolver. In this case, Adam wouldnt respond as strongly to the sight of the revolver. The fact that classical conditioning depends on the predictive power of the conditioned stimulus, rather than just association of two stimuli, means that some information processing happens during classical conditioning. Cognitive processes are also involved in operant conditioning. A response doesnt increase just because satisfying consequences follow the response. People usually think about whether the response caused the consequence. If the response did cause the consequence, then it makes sense to keep responding the same way. Otherwise, it doesnt....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
- Winter '09