Developmental Psych 10 6 09

Developmental Psych - Developmental Psych 10 6 09 Instrumental conditioning o Consequences o Determine whether behavior increases/decreases

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Instrumental conditioning o Consequences o Determine whether behavior increases/decreases Reinforce: increase behavior o using instrumental conditioning to ask about infant’s abilities baby kicking, learning to control mobile Psychophysiological Measures o Physiological responses To psychological events Brain activity Heart rate Hormones Measure arousal, emotions, attention, expectations, perceptions, thinking o Advantages Not under infant control No training Present at birth Easily interpreted The Active Newborn Newborns o Remarkably competent Perception Learning Discrimination Preferences Behavior o Awake Alert: 2 ½ hours Active: 2 ½ hours o Reflexes First active behaviors and experience Innate Systematic Unintentional Organized interactions with world Begin to disappear at 2-4 months Moro reflex Elicited by the feeling of falling Opens arms, then brings them beck to center of the body
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor Strauss during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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Developmental Psych - Developmental Psych 10 6 09 Instrumental conditioning o Consequences o Determine whether behavior increases/decreases

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