PreparED Study Materials
Exam Study Guide EDP 301 Module 8
Author: Student Professor: Heidi Burross Term:
Some terms that we went over in class along with examples
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a theory that explains learning by observable behaviors, how observable behaviors are influenced by stimuli from the environmentEX: symbols and interpretations Human behaviors involves both Classical and Operant conditioning
A living thing all life itselfhumans/animals/plants/microrganisms
Something that triggers a responseenergy sense by organismseeing.hearing.feeling.tasting
the reaction-outcome of the behavior
learning, change in the responses, repetition of something
Sensation & Perception
the tingling feeling you have when something happensinterpretation of the environment
the 1st stimuli-minimum-just a little bit of noticeamount of change needed to sense a difference
(1849-1936)Dog Experiment-salivation Animal Physiologist
involuntary or automatic response to stimuli-(sound stimulus)
unlearned reflexes or old reflexesEX: pulling over when you hear a siren
is a stimulus with no specific response other than focusing attention.
a neutral stimulus that becomes associated with an unconditional stimulus which eventually becomes a conditioned response
an unlearned response that occurs naturally in reaction to the unconditioned stimulus.
is one that unconditionally, naturally, and automatically triggers a response.