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* Psychology 111 Study Guide for Exam 2

How to use this study guide
Complete the study guide and attached charts.
Read the chapter according to the course schedule.
Read chapter summary and review sections.
Assignments
to be submitted as scheduled in the course outline.
Perspectives for this exam
Behavioral psychology
Cognitive psychology
Topics for this exam
Learning
Behavioral learning
Cognitive learning
Social Cognitive or Observational Learning
The big picture of what we are doing
Read chapters 5-7
Complete terms, people, charts
What is learning? Do behavioral psychologists view it the same as cognitive psychologists?
What is behavioral psychology?
What is classical conditioning?
What is operant conditioning?
How do classical and operant conditioning differ?
What is cognitive psychology?
What types of memory do we have?
How do we remember things? How can we improve our memory?
Why do we forget things?
How does the mind solve problems and develop creativity?
How does language develop?
Does language involve more than communication? *

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Ch 5: Learning
Overview
Definitions
Learning:
Conditioning
Behavioral Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Types of Behavioral Psychology
Classical Conditioning
Instrumental Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Ch 5: Classical Conditioning
Overview
Definitions
Behavioral psychology
Classical conditioning
Theorists
Ivan Pavlov
John Watson
John Garcia
Robert Koelling
Learning Process
Elements
stimulus-response reflex Association
Acquisition
Terms
Neutral stimulus
Unconditioned stimulus
Conditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
Conditioned response
Generalization
Discrimination
Extinction
Spontaneous recovery
Ch 5: Operant Conditioning
Instrumental Conditioning
Definitions
Behavioral psychology
Instrumental Conditioning
Theorist
Edward Thorndike
Terms
law of effect consequences Operant Conditioning
Definitions
Behavioral psychology

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