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Unformatted text preview: increase in the magnitude or frequency of the response. • This often involves highly relevant or dangerous stimuli. Associative learning • Classical conditioning or Pavlovian learning, – unconditional stimulus - response – conditional stimulus - unconditional stimulusresponse – conditional stimulus - response What is an example from nature? Associative learning • Instrument learning, operant conditioning, trial and error learning – an action (operant) produces a consequence (reinforcer). – Reinforcer can be positive or negative Case Study • Dialects in Bird Song White-Crowned Sparrows (Marler) Isolate songs • Detailed song in NOT innate • Have some repeatable characteristics • Innate components of song structure Stages of sound production • Chicks - Begging and distress calls • First Spring or Fa...
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