psyc120 feb_14 - Learning The process by which experience...

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Learning - The process by which experience or practice results in a relatively permanent change in behavior Pavlov’s Dogs Classical Conditioning - Classical Conditioning = leads to the learning of relations between events that occur outside of one’s control o Unconditioned stimulus (UCS) food o Unconditioned response (UCR) salivation o Conditioned stimulus (CS) bell o Conditioned response (CR) salivation o Before Conditioning Bell means NOTHING o After Conditioning Bell means food means salivation - Higher Order Conditioning = responding to a stimuli that has been connected to the CS o Money - Extinction = after repeated absence of UCS, CR stops - Spontaneous Recovery = conditioned responding that has disappeared in extinction recovers spontaneously w/ the passage of time - Generalization = a new stimulus produces a response similar to the one produced by conditioned stimulus (CS0 bc it is similar to the original stimulus (bell cell phone) - Discrimination = the response to a new stimulus is different from the response to the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 120 taught by Professor Donnely during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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