psychch622 - Biological Constraints on Learning Classical...

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Biological Constraints on Learning Classical Conditioning: Operant Conditioning : instinctive drift [ex. raccoons with tokens—associated the tokens with  food from their old habitat, chickens playing baseball *** *** Cognition  *Classical: learning the predictive value of the cs                    *Operant: learning as an acquisition of knowledge -higher level learning involves thinking, knowing, understanding and anticipation  *Latent (Underlying) Learning : learning that occurs but is not manifest in behavior  (EX: rats were placed in a maze to wander around. Rats reinforced on every trial learned very  quickly. Rats not rewarded until day11 did poorly before day11, preformed well afterwards).  rats became familiar with maze and formed cognitive maps (mental representations)
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