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psychology 4 and 5

psychology chapters 4 and 5

INSIGHT The sudden perception of relationships among various parts of a problem to come quickly A HA moment
BIOFEEDBACK Condtions to bring involuntary response, such as blood pressure and relaxation, under voluntary control.
4 ELEMENTS OF OBERVATIONAL LEARNING Attention, memory, Imitation, and motivation
THORNDIKE'S LAW OF EFFECT If an action is followed by a pleasurable consquence, it will tend to be repeated.If an action is followed by an unpleasurable consequence, it will tend not to be repeated.
POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT the reinforcement of a response by the addition or experience of pleasurable stimulus
NEGITIVE REINFORCEMENT The reinforcement of a response by the removal, escape from, or advoidence of an unpleasurable stimulus
OPERANT Any behavior that is voluntary
COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVE Modern theory in which classical conditioned is seen to occur because the conditioned stimulus provides info or expectancy about the coming unconditioned stimulus
OPERANT CONDITIONING the learning of voluntary behavior through the effects of pleasent and unpleasant consequences to responses
STIMULUS SUBSTITUTION Orginal theory in which Pavlov stated that classical conditioning occured because the conditioned stimulus by being paired closely together
SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY the reapperance of learned response after extinction has occured
STIMULUS GENERALIZTION the tendency to respond to a stimulus that is only similar to the orginal conditioned stimulus with the conditioned response
CLASSICAL CONDITIONING Learning to make an involuntary (reflex) response to a stimulus other that the original, natural stimulus that normally produces the reflex
CONSCIOUSNESS a persons awareness of everything that is going on around them at any given moment which is used to organize behavior
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