Lecture_4_-_Neuropsychology_1

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Announcements n Clickers – Does mine work? n EC#2 due today – Submitting extra credit assignments
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Optional Discussion Times A) Friday morning B) Friday afternoon C) I’d come, but not on a Friday D) I don’t think I’d be able to attend E) Will there be popcorn? 2
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Today’s Plan n Cognitive psych challenges behaviorism n Neurology – The brain – The neuron – Communication between neurons
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Cognitive vs. Behaviorist Approaches 4 Tolman Skinner
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5 Challenging the behaviorists n Some behaviorist assumptions 1) Any behavior can be trained equally easily 2) Learned behaviors = physical response patterns 3) Reinforcement is necessary for learning Do these assumptions hold up?
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6 Are all behaviors equally trainable? n Predispositions matter – Operant conditioning examples § Peck for food § Flap to avoid shock § (operant conditioning) – Classical conditioning example § Food – poison § loud noise - shock
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Is Physical Response Pattern Learned? one
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Columbia.

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