Lecture_3_-_Learning_-_Classical_Conditioning

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1 Announcements Extra Credit #1 (Research Methods) – due today Extra Credit #2 (Learning) – due Tues Jan. 31 iclickers – officially start on Thursday. Don’t forget to register yours! Experiment Participation Requirement – Jennifer Silvers
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3 Today’s plan Intro to the Participant Pool Classical conditioning – Pavlov and the basics – Compensatory reactions – Extinction Operant Conditioning – Thorndike – Law of Effect – Skinner – impact of reinforcers
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What do we need to learn? Evolutionary success (reproductive survival) – Use environmental signals Food Danger Reproduction – Connection between behavior and outcome Culture – Communication skills (e.g., language) – Community knowledge 4
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5 Behaviorist Approach to Learning We study what we directly observe Stimulus The “Mind” Response
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Learning about environmental stimuli – Stimulus Response Associations – When to salivate? When the bell rings! Video presentation
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