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PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Week 5

by: Samantha Fore

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology Week 5 PSYC 101

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These notes cover week 5 (Chapter 5) of an introduction of psychology course.
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Date Created: 12/28/15
Chapter 5  Learning­ systematic, relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs through  experience  Observational learning­ observes and imitates another’s behavior  Classical conditioning­ reflex behavior is automatic; learning is based on the building of  an association through stimuli; Ivan Pavlov  Unconditioned stimulus­ one that brings about unconditioned response  Neutral stimulus­ one that we want to condition (associated repeatedly with  unconditioned stimulus); after a number of associations, you then present the neutral  stimulus by itself, without unconditioned stimulus; brings about targets behavior; has  now become a conditioned stimulus that elicits a conditioned response  Contiguity­ unconditioned stimulus and neutral stimulus are presented closely in time  Contingency­ neutral stimulus is reliable indicator of unconditioned stimulus  Generalization of classical conditioning­ the conditioned response is not limited only to  the conditioned stimulus, stimuli that are similar to the conditioned stimulus may elicit a  similar response  Discrimination of classical conditioning­ process of learning to respond only to some  stimuli   Extinction of classical conditioning­ weakening of conditioned response when  unconditioned stimulus is absent   Spontaneous recovery­ recurrence of conditioned response after time delay, without  further conditioning   Operant Conditioning­ the consequences of a behavior change the probability of that  behavior happening again in future   Thorndike’s Law of Effect­ positive outcomes strengthen behavior; negative outcomes  weaken behavior  B.F. Skinner­ consequences change probability of behavior; consequences are contingent  on behavior  Positive reinforcement­ adding of something pleasant  Negative reinforcement­ taking away of something unpleasant   Primary reinforce­ innately satisfying  Secondary reinforce­ acquires positive value through experiences  Positive punishment­ adding of something unpleasant  Negative punishment­ taking away of something pleasant  Generalization of operant conditioning­ performing reinforced behavior in different  situations  Discrimination of operant conditioning­ responding to signal that behavior will be  reinforced  Extinction of operant conditioning­ behavior no longer reinforced  Continuous reinforcement­ behavior is reinforced every time it occurs  Partial reinforcement­ follows behavior only a portion of the time  Partial reinforcement schedules­ ratio tied to the number of behaviors; intervals are tied  to amount of time elapsed   Fixed ratio­ based on set number  Variable ratio­ based on average number  Fixed interval­ rewarding behavior after fixed amount of time passes  Variable interval­ rewarding after variable amount of time passes  Shaping­ rewarding approximations of desired behaviors  Albert Bandura’s Model of Observation­ learning considers the role of internal processes, such as observation, planning, and modeling; attention to others, retention of lessons,  motor reproduction, and observation of reinforcement of behavior in others


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