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humans science

Learning 1st year nursing student

definition of learning is a relatively long term change in behaviour that results from experience
Classical conditioning is a basic form of learning in which simples reponses are associated with a new or conditioned response
Habituation learning by habit
Association learning by association
Systematic desensitization repeated presentation of a feared condition in circumstances designed to reduce anxiety
Taste aversion may occur when a particular food or taste is extremely unpleasant
Thorndike Puzzle box is an example of operant conditioning
the skinner box is an example of operant conditioning
how does operant conditioning work it relies on schedules of reinforcement, procedures that manipulate the temporal relation between stimuli, responses and re-inforcers
Types of reinforcement positive and negative
ratio schedule procedures in which a reinforce is dependant on the occurrence of a number of responses may be either fixed or variable
interval schedules procedures in which a reinforcer is dependant on the passage of time before the response is effective: may be either fixed or variable
observational learning learning that occurs as a consequence of watching the behaviour of some other person
cognitive learning is the acquisition of information that is often not immediately acted on but stored for later use
insight learning seing the connection based on the phenomena known as the aha experience
Created by: carolyn3057