classical v operant conditioning

classical v operant conditioning - Compare and contrast...

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Compare and contrast operant and classical conditioning. Rob Russotti 4-4-08
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Learning is a long term in change of behavior resulting from experience. They are many different forms of learning. Two examples are, classical and operant conditioning. Classical conditioning is defined as, “the process of learning by which a previously neutral stimulus comes to elicit an identical or similar response to one originally elicited by another stimulus as the result of the pairing of the two stimuli” (Nevid 2007). Operant conditioning is defined as, “the process of learning in which the manipulation of the consequences of a response influences the likelihood or probability of the response occurring” (Nevid 2007). They both have similarities, differences, and are many example of how these are used in everyday life. Comparing classical and operant conditioning is difficult. There are very few similarities between the two forms of learning. Generalization is one similarity. This is when an organism
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Conklin during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Morrisville.

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