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Psychology Notes- Classical Conditioning

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07/04/2008 11:50:00 Learning Theory     - Empiricist Perspective - Behavioral Theory; Denies that human thought exists - Mind is passive, mind only registers experience - Mind is a blank slate - how humors conform to the world - language of modern society Idea of learning it’s purpose in society - being able to learn means you are able to change - Universal theory of learning can be used to control people Definition of Learning     -relatively permanent change in an organisms behavior due  to experience  ^don’t study thought ^Prior training you are your past   Inherent tension or contradiction: Hope Notion of change Education within context of democracy
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Invites manipulation; re-education -  correct way to think about society conform to society Organism- assumption is that the same rules of learning apply across  species Same rules that apply to roaches -human beings Behavior- we don’t study consciousness, we don’t study human thought. Experience- Prior training Prior S-R associations have you been exposed to. We are our own past stimulus response training. Two types of learning a) classical conditioning b) operate or instrumental conditioning How did learning theory get started? - Pavlov I. Classical conditioning Learning by association     - old idea in philosophy and observation 2 Events that occur in sequence naturally see them as belonging together Pavlov was a Russian reflexologist (1846-1930’s) Studying reflexes in dogs specifically related to digestive system Pavlov’s Experiment o Reflex
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When dog is shown food the dog salvates o    Unconditioned stimulous ^                  ^ unconditioned                                                                          response o Bell    No Response neutral stimulous o Food and Bell   Salivate  (UCS)      (NS)    (UCR) o Bell 
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