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associate one stimulus with another

classical conditioning

method of learning in which a neutral stimulus can be used to elicit a response that is usually a natural response to a stimulus


all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating

conditioned response (CR)

in classical conditioning, the learned response to a previously neutral (but now conditioned) stimulus (cs)

conditioned stimulus (CS)

a previously neutral stimulus that has through conditioning, acquired the capacity to evoke a conditioned response.


relatively permanent change in behavior caused by experience

operant conditioning

a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher


stimulus or event that follows a response and increases the likelihood that the response will be repeated


a reaction to a stimulus


A concept or framework that organizes and interprets information.


something that causes a response

unconditioned stimulus (UCS)

in classical condidtioning, a stimulus that automatically triggers a response

unconditioned response (UCR)

the response which occurs automatically as a result of the unconditioned stimuls.

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