9/23 - 2. Temporary, NOT permanent 3. Performance Factors...

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9/23/05 1. Learning a. Subjective i. To have individual reflect / report on their behavior b. 1913-15 i. Took hold as a consequence of 3 psychologists 1. Stared new school of psychology a. Behaviorism i. Watson, Hull, Skinner 1. Objective Behavior a. Watch what an organism actually does/ watch their behavior 2. Our behavior is a product of or experiences ii. Consequences 1. For everything that happens, there are consequences 2. A reward (positive or negative) for every action a. Reinforcement from our environment iii. Learning 1. Permanent change in our behavior that results out of our experience with the environment iv. Performance 1. What an organism actually does
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Temporary, NOT permanent 3. Performance Factors a. Drug usage b. Emotions c. Fatigue c. Reinforcement i. Positive 1. Anything whose presentation leads to the strengthening to a response of anything that came before it a. Example i. Squirrel monkey 1. Swing side to side on a rope in order to get apple sauce ii. Negative 1. Usually involve removal of pain/discomfort 2. Stimuli whose withdrawal increases the likelihood of a response that leads to the withdrawal d. Ivan Pavlov i. Classical conditioning e. B.F. Skinner i. Instrumental conditioning...
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