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Chapter 5: Learning

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Chapter 5: Learning PSY 1410

General Psychology
Mary Ellen Fromuth

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Chapter 5 notes over learning.
General Psychology
Mary Ellen Fromuth
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Date Created: 10/22/15
Chapter 5 Learning Introduction Learning A permanent change in behavior of knowledge due to experiences There are 3 different types 1 Classical Condition Introduction 0 Respondent 0 Pavlovian 0 Ivan Pavlov Accidental Finding I Credited With discovering it I Basic Paradigm 0 Build on Re exes I US gt UR Elicits I Unconditioned Stimulus I EX Tap on Knee I Unconditioned Response I EX Knee jerk 0 Condition Stimulus is added I CS starts out as neutral 1 Higher Order Conditioning 0 A CS functions as a US 2 Stimulus Generalization 0 CR is triggered by stimuli similar to the original CS 3 Stimulus Discrimination 0 Learning to discriminate among similar stimuli 4 Forgetting 0 Stopping a response due to lack of practice passive 5 Extinction 0 Gradual disappearance of a CR 6 Spontaneous Recovery 0 Reappearance of a CR after extinction Models of Classical Conditioning 0 Pavolv Temporal Contiguity Timing of CS and US 0 Rescorla Prediction How well the CS predicts US 2 Operant Conditioning Introduction Instrumental Skinnerian B F Skinner Basic Paradigm Behavior becomes associated with its consequences RresponsegtSstimulus 0 Possible Consequences to Behavior 0 Positive Reinforcement Adding somethingBehavior increases 0 Negative Reinforcement Taking something awayBehavior decreases 0 Positive Punishment Adding somethingBehavior increases 0 Negative Punishment Taking something awayBehavior decreases 0 Aspects Issues 0 Immediacy 0 Consistency 0 Logical Consequences 0 Use of Aversive Punisher 0 Schedules of Reinforcement 0 Fixed Ratio FR I FR1 Continuous Reinforcement 0 Variable Ratio VR 0 Fixed Interval FI Operant Conditioning Term 1 Shaping Successive Approximation reinforce closer and closer approximations of desired behavior 0 Example Teaching babies to talk and then later down the road teaching them to speak the right way 2 Stimulus Control Discriminative Stimulus 0 Signals the availability of a reinforce 3 Stimulus Generalization 0 Behavior extended beyond the original situation to similar situations 4 Extinction 0 Learned behavior not followed by reinforcement disappears 5 Spontaneous Recovery 0 After extinction behavior reappears in the absence of a reinforce 3 Observational Learning 0 Vicarious Leaming a type of observational learning through which a person is in uenced by watching or hearing about the consequences of others behavior 0 Latent Learning Learning that is not demonstrated ar the time it occurs Therapy Behavior Modification 0 Treatment of Bed Wetting Enuresis 0 Bell amp Pad Urine Alarm 0 Autism Spectrum Disorder 0 Applied Behavior Analysis ABA 0 Used to understanding the development of disorders


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