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15 Cards in this Set

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Three kinds of learning
Insight: Sudden realization of how to do it

Latent: Hidden until it's reinforced

Observational: Learning from watching others
Classical conditioning
Unconditioned Response
elicited by unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned Stimulus
elicits unconditioned response
Conditioned Stimulus
neutral, but paired with unconditioned stimulus, elicits conditioned response
Conditioned Response
learned from pairing neutral stimulus (eventually conditioned stimulus) with unconditioned stimulus
Classical: weakening and disappearance of CR, after removing US

Operant: disappearance of CR due to withholding reinforcement
CR to similar stimuli
CR only to the exact stimulus
Fear/Taste Aversion
Related to the survival of the human species
Law of Effect
Thorndike - people's behavior changes depending on their learned consequences
Follows a response and strengthens the probability that it will happen
molding desired behavior
primary v. secondary reinforcers
p: basic physical need for survival

s: learned through association with other reinforcers
partial v. continuous reinforcement
p: some but not all correct are reinforced

c: all correct responses reinforced