Flashcards in Chapter 5 Deck (75)
relatively permanent change in behavior or mental process which results from experience rather than from maturation
learning requires what?
change in the way an organism behaves
What happens in the brain when learning occurs?
physically changed to record what has been learned
tendency of the brain to stop attending to constant, unchanging information
Define Mere Exposure effect
where you develop a preference for something just from being exposed to it more
Define behavioral learning
teaching someone a certain behavior that has to be learned
sensory event that brings about a response
behavior that occurs because it was triggered by a stimulus
Define unconditioned response
a response that does not have to be learned
define conditioned response
response that comes from experience
Study classical conditioning chart
Define conditional emotional response (CER)
bring about physical change
scared of something for some reason, but you are also scared of stuff that looks similar.
Little Albert experiment demonstrates what?
Only respond to something specific
when something that was conditioned gets unconditioned
Define Spontaneous recovery
when an extinct condition all of a sudden reappears
Define biological preparedness
brain is preprogrammed to do or don't do some conditions
It is easy to learn and hard to unlearn and vice versas?
What point of view is biological preparedness
Define vicarious conditioning
becoming classically conditioning by watching someone else respond to a stimulus
Define taste aversion
when you avoid a liquid or food that made you sick. sometimes you don't realize you do this
Define voluntary behavior
reactions you have control over
What is the operant conditioning Paradigm?
B + C = P
What is B +C = P
Behavior + Consequence = Probability of repeating behavior
Define trial and error behavior
when you try stuff to see if it works and you keep trying stuff till you find the solution to your problem
Define Thorndike's Law of Effect
behavior followed by satisfying consequences will be repeated.
behavior followed by unpleasant consequences will not be repeated.
How many types of consequences is there?
What are reinforcers?
Consequences that make a behavior more likely to happen again