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Psychology_Exam _2

experience that results in a relatively permanent change in the state of the learner Learning
Learning process in which a neutral stimulus becomes associated with a meaningful stimulus and acquires the capacity to elicit a similar response Classical Conditioning
something that reliably produces a naturally occurring reaction in an organism Unconditioned Stimulus
a reflexive reaction that is reliably produced by an unconditioned stimulus Unconditioned Response
a stimulus that is initially neutral and produces no reliable response in an organism Conditioned Stimulus
a reaction that resembles an unconditioned response but is produced by a conditioned stimulus Neutral Stimulus: a stimulus that before conditioning, does not naturally bring about the response of interest Conditioned Response
A type of learning in which the consequences of an organism’s behavior determine whether it will be repeated in the future Operant Conditioning
The principle that behaviors that are followed by a "satisfying state of affairs" tend o be represented and those that produce an "unpleasant state of affairs" are less likely to be repeated. Law of Effect
Any stimulus or event that functions to increase the likelihood of the behavior that let to it. Reinforcer
Any stimulus or event that functions to decreases the likelihood of the behavior that let to it. Punisher
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