Habituation: learning not to respond to the repeated presentation of a stimulus. Example: we can habituate to those close and present in our daily lives like our lovers or family.
Sensitization: an example of non-associative learning in which the progressive amplification...
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* Is a relatively permanent change in a behavioral tendency that occurs as a result of practice or observation?
* Learning cant be observed, it must be inferred from an action that suggests learning has occurred.
* Process and events usually present...
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Chapter 6- Learning
Learning is the relative change in current or potential behaviour as a result of experience
Types of Learning
* Operant/instrumental conditioning
* Observational learning
* The association of a stimulus...
The Final Paper will explain, compare, and contrast the major principles associated with classicalconditioning, operantconditioning, and neobehaviorism. Include each element below in your explanation of each of the three theories:
1. Describe the major principles associated with each theory.
Behaviorism is a school of thought in psychology based on the assumption that learning occurs through interactions with the environment. Two other assumptions of this theory are that the environment shapes behavior and that taking internal mental states such as thoughts, feelings and emotions into consideration...
Classicalconditioning was first identified and developed by a Russian physiologist, Ivan Pavlov (1927/1960). The phenomenon of classicalconditioning is widely considered to be the most fundamental form of learning. Even before Pavlov identified the process of conditioning...
Questions: nature / nurture
• What does intelligence define?
• Why do we dream
• Can babies think?
• In what ways are all humans alike?
• The scientific study of behaviors & mental processes
o Bridges natural and social science
Behavior: anything an organism does
Mental Processes mental subjective...
– Cognitive approach
Erik Erikson – Cognitive approach
Psychological Conceptions of Man-
Any action a person takes can be described or explained from several different points of view. For example you walk across the street. This act can be described in terms of the firing of the nerves that activate...
Chapter 6: Learning
* Irrational fears of specific objects or situations
* Refers to a relatively durable change in behaviour or knowledge that is due to experience
* Includes the acquisition of knowledge and skills but also shapes personal habits...
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY CONCEPTS LIST
Chapter 1 Introducing Psychology
1. How do we presently define psychology?
the science of behavior and mental processes
2. What are operational definitions?
defines the variable in terms of how it is to be measured, manipulated, or changed in a study
Why are they...
LEARNINGLearning- a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience.
CLASSICALCONDITIONING – learning based on association of stimuli
Unconditioned stimulus (US)
Unconditioned response (UR)
Conditioned stimulus (CS)
Conditioned response (CR)
Topic: ClassicalConditioning Theory
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Classicalconditioning is a reflexive or automatic...
before birth and in the first years of life can seriously interfere with brain development and lead to such neurological and behavioral disorders as learning disabilities and mental retardation. There is considerable evidence showing that infants exposed to good nutrition, and adequate psychosocial stimulation...
Theories of LearningLearning According to Behaviourist Perspective
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific
study of mental functions and behavior.
Psychology is a science which concerns itself with...
Psychology of Learning-PSYCH/550
The purpose of this paper is to examine and discuss classicalconditioning. Much of the material has been covered in class discussion questions based on classicalconditioning, allowing for a greater...
Classicalconditioning (also Pavlovian conditioning or respondent conditioning) is a form of learning in which one stimulus, the conditioned stimulus or CS, comes to signal the occurrence of a second stimulus, the unconditioned stimulus or US. The US is usually a biologically significant stimulus such...