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What research is Pavlov known for?
Associated learning and classical conditioning.
Why is Pavlov's work important?
Pavlovs conditioning principles generalize to many species and are applicable to humans, especially to the learning of emotions such as fear. His objecive methods illustrated how psychology could proceed as a science
Classical conditioning involves what?
UCS (unconditional stimulus)- a stimulus that unconditionally-naturally and automatically - triggers response.

UCR- (unconditional response)In classical conditioning, the unlearned, naturally occurring response to the unconditioned stimulus, such as salivation when food is in the mouth

CS-i (conditioned stimulus) n classical conditioning, an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus, comes to trigger a conditioned response.

CR (conditional response) in classical conditioning, the learned response to a previously lneutral conditioned stimulus.
Define the following terms:

Spontaneous recovery
Generalization
discrimination
Spontaneous recovery - the reappearance, after a rest period, of an extinguished conditioned response

Generalization - tendency once a response has been conditioned, for stimuli similar tothe conditioned stimulus to elicit similar responses

Discrimination - Learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and stimuli that do not signal an unconditoned stimulus
Learning is defined as a relatively permanent change in behaviour due to_______?
Learning