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Psych Chp 6

Psych Chp 1

Define: learning A relatively enduring change in behavior
What did author Malcolm Gladwell say about learning? Key to success in any field is practicing the task for 10,000 hrs.
Define: neophobia aversion to new stimulus, disinterest
Mere exposure effect preference to familiar i. Pandora: more likely to like bc all the songs are familiar
Repeat stimulus presentation a. Habituation: decreased response b. Sensitization: increased response i. But single stimulus stays the same for both
Classical conditioning a. Habituation: decreased response b. Sensitization: increased response i. But single stimulus stays the same for both
What is memory 1. The nervous system’s ability to acquire and retain skills and knowledge 2. Retention and retrieval of information
unconditional stimulus A stimulus that elicits a response, such as a reflex without any prior learning
unconditional response A response that doesn't have to be learn such as a relfex
classical conditioning A type of learning, a neutral object elicits a response when associated with a stimulus that already produces the respose
conditioned stimulus A stimlus that has been learned
conditioned response A response that has been learned
Fixed ratio you are paid each you complete a chore
variable interval you listen to the radio to hear your favorite song. you don't know when you will hear it
variable ratio slot machine pays of on avg every few pulls, but never know which pull will pay
fixed interval when quizzes are schedule at fixed intervals
Insight learning Problem solving occurs after a period of inaction or contemplation of the problem
Latent learning learning that takes place without reinforcement
vicarious learning learning by the consequence of an action done by others in which they are rewarded or punished
Created by: sarahclay13