StudyBlue Flashcard Printing of Conditioning and Learning Final Exam Vocabulary

StudyBlue Flashcard Printing of Conditioning and Learning Final Exam Vocabulary

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12/8/10 8:48 PM StudyBlue Flashcard Printing of Conditioning and Learning Final Exam Vocabulary Page 1 of 8 acquisition the original input of information in a learning or memory experiment. amnesia loss of memory due to concussion or other injury. animal cognition theoretical constructed and models used to explain aspects of behavior that cannot be readily characterized in terms of simple S-R or reflex mechanisms. These mechanisms do not require consciousness, awareness, or intentionality. cognitive ethology a branch of ethology that assumes that consciousness, awareness, and intentionality can be inferred from the complexity, flexibility, and cleverness of certain forms of behavior. delayed matching to sample a procedure in which participants are reinforced for responding to a test stimulus that is the same as a sample stimulus that was presented some time earlier.
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12/8/10 8:48 PM StudyBlue Flashcard Printing of Conditioning and Learning Final Exam Vocabulary Page 2 of 8 directed forgetting forgetting that occurs because of a stimulus (a forget cue) that indicates that working memory will not be tested on that trial. Directed forgetting is an example of the stimulus control of memory. memory a term used to characterize instances in which an organism's current behavior is determined by some aspect of its previous experience. memory consolidation the establishment of a memory in relatively permanent form, or the transfer of information from short-term to long-term memory. proactive interference
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