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psychology exam 2

Learning The process of acquiring through experience new and relatively information or behaviors
Associative learning linking two events that occur close together
Classical Conditioning we learning to associate two stimuli and thus to anticipate events
Operant conditioning we learn to associate a response (our behavior) and its consequence
Stimulus any situation that evokes a response
Ivan Pavlov discovered classical conditioning
classical conditioning a type of learning In which we link two or more stimuli
John b Watson studied behaviorism. Created the study of "Little Albert" making a baby scared of a mouse
Behaviorism the view that psychology (1) should be objective (2) studies behavior without reference to mental processes
Neutral stimulus a stimulus that elicits no response before conditioning
unconditioned response unlearned naturally occurring response to a unconditioned stimulus
unconditioned stimulus stimulus that unconditionally ,naturally, automatically triggers a unconditioned response,
conditioned response a learned response to a previously neutral stimulus
conditioned stimulus a originally neutral stimulus that after association with an unconditioned stimulus comes to trigger a conditioned response.
Acquisition the initial learning of learning an a association
NS Neutral stimulus
US unconditioned stimulus
UR unconditioned response
CS conditioned stimulus
CR conditioned response
Created by: niyamora
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