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stimulus something that will excite and organism that will create a response
response a behavior that will result because of a certain stimulus
classical conditioning the process of which a stimulus that was once neutral that evoked a response then paired with another stimulus to evoke the same response
operant conditioning the process of changing behavior through rewarding or taking away something of value
extinction the reduction or lose of a conditional response as a result of the absence of reinforcement
spontaneous recovery the reappearance of a response after its extinction has been followed by a period of rest
generalization the process of responding to a stimulus, similar to but distinct from the conditioned stimulus
discrimination the ability to perceive and respond to differences in stimulus perserve
positive reinforcement desired reward for a behavior that will in hope happen again
negative reinforcement the reinforcing of a response by taking something of value away
shaping teaching a desired behavior by molding
PQ4R preview, question, read, reflect, recite, review
detail & practice of memory going over information over and over again; repetition
relate to things you know in memory requires you to think more deeply about new information
form unusual associations in memory easier to remember information. humorous association. making it stand out from ordinary things to help recall it
construct links in memory elaborate rehearsal, can improve memory. helps remember vocab words from foreign languages.
Mnemonic devices in memory all the methods for improving memory. chucks of information into a format such as a phrase or jingle.
3 stages of memory sensory, long term, short term
3 processes of memory encoding, storage, retrieving
3 kinds of memory episodic- specific event semantic- general knowledge implicit- skills and procedures learned
Created by: rileycarissa