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When does classical conditioning transfer to other stimuli?

When stimulus generalization occurs

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eliciting a fear response when hearing any drill, not just the original drill the fear was conditioned with

stimulus generalization

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Who first described classical conditioning?

Pavlov

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What are the two types of conditioning?

1. classical conditioning
2. operant conditioning

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Who created operant conditioning?

B.F. Skinner

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occurs when an event following a response increases the organisms tendency to make that response

reinforcement

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What is the difference in classical conditioning & operant conditioning; when it comes to acquisition?

Classical conditioning: CS and US are paired, gradually resulting in CR
Operant conditioning: Responding gradually increases because of reinforcement, possibly through shaping

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What is the difference in classical conditioning & operant conditioning; when it comes to extinction?

Classical conditioning: CS is presented alone until it no longer elicits CR
Operant conditioning: responding gradually slows and stops after reinforcement is terminated

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What is the difference in classical conditioning & operant conditioning; when it comes to stimulus generalization?

Classical conditioning: CR is elicited by new stimulus that resembles original CS
Operant conditioning: responding increases in the presence of new stimulus that resembles original discriminative stimulus

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What is the difference in classical conditioning & operant conditioning; when it comes to stimulus discrimination?

Classical conditioning: CR is not elicited by new stimulus that resembles original CS
Operant conditioning: responding does not increase in the presence of new stimulus that resembles original discriminative stimulus

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the final stage of learning

acquisition

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the gradual weakening and disappearance of a conditioned response tendency

extinction

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What is the difference between stimulus generalization and stimulus discrimination?

Stimulus generalization-an organism’s responding to stimuli other than the original stimulus used in conditioning.
Stimulus discrimination- an organism’s lack of response to stimuli that are similar to the original stimulus used in conditioning

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What are the two types of reinforcement schedules?

1. continuos
2. intermittent

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What is the difference between ratio schedules and interval schedules?

Ratio schedules are the number of responses determines appearance of reinforcer.
Interval schedules, when timing determines appearance of reinforcer

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Ratio schedules are composed of what two ratios?

1. fixed ratio
2. variable ratio

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Interval schedules are composed of what two intervals?

1. fixed interval
2. variable interval

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What is an example of a interval schedule?

a 9 to 5 job

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What is the difference between fixed ratio and variable ratio?

Fixed Ratio, a schedule in which you will always get rewarded after a certain number of occurrence.
Variable Ratio, no guarantees

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Reinforcement __________ the likelihood of making a response.

increases

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____________ increases the likelihood of making a response

reinforcement

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Punishment __________ the likelihood of making a response

decreases

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___________ decreases the likelihood of making a response

punishment

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Positive reinforcement (+): the likelihood of a response occurring is strengthened by ___________ a rewarding stimulus

providing

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_________ _____________ (+): the likelihood of a response occurring is strengthened by providing a rewarding stimulus

Positive reinforcement

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Negative reinforcement (-): the likelihood of a response occurring is strengthened by _______ ____ an aversive stimulus

taking away

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________ ____________ (-): the likelihood of a response occurring is strengthened by taking away an aversive stimulus

Negative reinforcement

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Is this negative or positive reinforcement: reward a child with an ice cream cone after receiving an excellent report card

positive reinforcement

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Is this negative or positive reinforcement: rewarding a child for receiving a an excellent report card by taking away one of their mandatory weekly chores

negative reinforcement

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What are the two types of negative reinforcement?

1. escape learning
2. avoidance learning