Lecture 7 (2-16)

Lecture 7 (2-16) - UNIT 2 start Ch 6: Learning A relatively...

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1 UNIT 2 start Ch 6: Learning A relatively permanent c hange in an organism’s behavior as a result of experience Habituation process by which we respond less strongly over time to repeated stimuli Learning & Behaviorism original behaviorists focused solely on what could be observed they could ultimately only truly observe how organisms behave. o these behaviors are best studied as a series of responses to stimuli. o though since supplemented with cognitivism & other approaches, this original, pure behaviorism is also known as “radical” behaviorism, or as stimulus-response (S-R) psychology CLASSICAL CONDITIONING When a previously neutral stimulus evokes a response through being paired with another stimulus that already produces that response unconditioned stimulus (ucs) Reliably triggers a natural, automatic response unconditioned response (ucr) The natural, unlearned response that is reliably elicited by a UCS neutral stimulus (NS) Irrelevant stimulus that wouldn’t elicit a response
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course PSYC 001 taught by Professor Rozin during the Fall '07 term at UPenn.

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