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by: Melanie Pelczynski

10/15/2015 PSYCH 1000 - 01

Melanie Pelczynski
General Psychology
Ines Segert

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General Psychology
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This 2 page Bundle was uploaded by Melanie Pelczynski on Monday December 7, 2015. The Bundle belongs to PSYCH 1000 - 01 at University of Missouri - Columbia taught by Ines Segert in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 29 views. For similar materials see General Psychology in Psychlogy at University of Missouri - Columbia.


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Date Created: 12/07/15
10132015 Learning definition and types Behavior is modified by learning Learning a relatively enduring change in behavior resulting from experience Innate unlearned Learned experience Non associative types of learning Habituation Decreased result to a stimulus repeatedly presented stimuus doesn t provide information nonthreatening Sensitization increased response to stimulus potentialy threatening or informative Associative types of learning Classical conditioning learning an association between 2 stimuli One reliably predicts the other often not aware of being conditioned Pavlov tested this with dog and bell L BaseHne a Tone alone no salvation food presentedsalvation Conditioning trial a Tone and food presentation salvation Test trial a Tone alone salvation Unconditioned Response UR Response that doesn t have to be learnedreflex Unconditioned Stimulus US Elicits a response such as reflex without prior learning Conditioned Stimulus CS Elicits response only after learning has taken place Conditioned Response CR Response to CS a response has been learned Acquisition Gradual formation of an association between CS amp US Best Result Short delay between CS amp US CR vs UR Characteristics Latency Timing of response CR occurs before UR Amplitude Size of response CR smaller than UR CR not always similar to UR CR Adaptive Function predicts US Allows preparation for US Stimulus Generalization Stimuus that are similar but not identical still produces the CR Stimulus Description Different response to stimulus that is sufficiently different from CS Extinction CS is repeated without the US and eventually decreases no longer hold prior association Spontaneous recovery Following extinction reintroduction of the CS produces a smaller response Association suppressed not forgotten Phobia An acquired fear out of proportion to real threat of an object or of a situation Learn to fear natural objects through classical conditioning John Watson Father of behaviorism observable behavior quotborn blank slate itte Albert experiment Treating Phobia Extinction Presenting CS without US


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