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19 Cards in this Set

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classical conditioning
operant conditioning
rewards & punishment
social leanring theory
observation & imitation
stimulus-response links
unconditioned reflex
inborn & automatic; no learning
US --- UR
same for all members of species
conditioned reflex
requires learning
not all members of species same
CS --- CR
trace conditioning
CS precedes US by a short interval and stops before presentation of US
e.g., bell - Pavlov
delay conditioning
CS precedes US by sig period & overlaps with US
e.g., rat - Watson
temporal conditioning
US presented repeatedly at a consitent time interval; eventually time becomes CS (animals feeding time)
simultaneous conditioning
NS & US completely overlap

NO learning takes place!
backward conditioning
US precedes NS

NO learning!
stimulus generalization
mediated generalization

automaticallly generalizes from CS to other similar NS
Watson - white animals
higher order conditioning
deliberate porcess where CS paired with NS - which becomes new CS
second order conditioning
third order conditioning (no higher)
classica extinction
present CS without US
does not work to present US without CS
spontaneous recovery
during extinction trials; following rest CR briefly reappears
stimulus discrimination
animal learns to discriminate between two similar neutral stimuli
experimental neurosis
in stimulus discrimination if discriminations are made to difficult
if then returned to original mastered discrimination - no longer be able to discriminate
accidentally occurs; not deliberately paired
caused by inadvertant pairing or heightened arousal
subject becomes accustomed to and less responsive to US after repeated exposure
US no longer elicits UR
never involves CS