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Unformatted text preview: conditioning is the work of Ivan Pavlov, who conditioned dogs to salivate upon hearing a bell ring by repeatedly presenting them with food accompanied by a ringing bell. The dogs associated the ringing bell with receiving food and thus would salivate in preparation for the food they expected to receive when they heard the bell. Operant conditioning requires that the unassociated stimulus become associated with a reward. More complex forms of learning include latent learning, in which a stimulus becomes familiar in the absence of reward or punishment, imitation, and imprinting, the process by which young animals become familiar with other members of their species....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1005 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
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