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Exploring Psychology Chapter 7
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Acquiring new and enduring info and behavior
Learning that 2 or more stimuli occur together
Something that causes a response.
Acquiring new info and info mentally by repeated exposure to 2 stimuli occurring in sequence
Studying observable behavior
Neutral Stimulus (NS)
Classical, a stimulus that elicits no response before conditioning.
Unconditioned Response (UCR)
Classical, an unlearned naturally occurring response to an unconditioned stimulus
Conditioned Response (CR)
Classical, a learned response to a previously neutral stimulus.
Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
Classical, an originally irrelevant stimulus that after association with an unconditioned response triggers a conditioned response
Classical, initial stage when one links a neutral stimulus to an unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus begins triggering the conditioned response.
Diminishing of a conditioned response, Classical= unconditioned stimulus doesn't follow conditioned stimulus
Operant= a response is no longer reinforced.
Reappearance after a pause of an extinguished conditioned response
The tendency once a response is conditioned for stimuli similar to the conditioned stimulus to elicit a similar response.
Classical, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and stimuli that do not signal a unconditioned stimulus.
Law of Effect
Thorndike, behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely and those followed by unfavorable become less likely
Skinner box, Rat presses lever to get food
Operant, procedure that reinforces guide behavior toward closer and closer approximations of desired behavior.
Add something they want, makes behavior more likely
Take away something they don't want, makes behavior more likely
Take away something they want, makes behavior less likely
Add something they don't want, makes behavior less likely
A reinforcing stimulus that satisfies a biological need (food)
A stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through association with primary reinforcer (money)
Reinforcing desired response every time
Pattern that defines how often a response will be reinforced
Reinforcing only part of the time
Reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses
Reinforces response after an unspecified number of responses
Reinforces a response after a specified amount of time has passed
Reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals
Behavior that occurs as an automatic response to a stimulus
Behavior that operates on the environment producing consequences
A mental representation of the layout of one's environment
Learning that isn't apparent until there is incentive to demonstrate it.
Desire to perform behavior effectively for own sake.
Desire to perform behavior for reward from others.
Learning by observing others.
Observing and imitating a specific behavior in others.
Frontal lobe neurons that fire when performing or observing certain actions
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