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Classical Conditioning

Associating two stimuli
Ex: thunder and lighting

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Ivan Pavlov Dog Study

Measured salvation in dogs in response to bell ringing as an example of classic conditioning

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Unconditioned Stimulus

Naturally triggers an automatic response
Ex: food

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Nuetral Stimulus

No trigger normally
Ex: bell

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Conditioned Stimulus

Nuetral stimuls with paired unconditioned stimulus resulting in a riggered response
ex: bell+food

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Conditioned Response

Learned response to a previously nuetral stimlusus paired with a unconditioned stim (ex: bell+food=salvation)

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Acquisition

When nuetral stim associated with uncond. so long tt it becomes conditioned response

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Extinction

diminishing of conditioned response

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Spontaneous Recovery

Reappearance of weakened conditioned response

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Generalization

tendency to respond to a similar stimuli (like a bell that sounds like the dinner bell)

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Stim. Discrimination

Ability to dist. bet to diff stim

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Phobia Treatment

exposure to fear through desensitizing

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Puzzelbox Video

If action brings a reward, it becomes stamped into our minds

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Law of Effect

If behavior is rewarded is occurs more frequently

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Skinner Box

Reward and Punishment pushing the bar to get the pellet of food. Diff levels of behavior based on the pattern

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Reinforcment

Any event that will strengthen or increase frequency of preceding response

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Positive Reinforcement

Adding desirable event to increase frequency of certain event

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Negative Reinforcement

Removing desirable event to increase frequency of certain event

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Punishment

Anything that decreases frequency of preceding behavior

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Positive Punishment

Adding unpleasent event to decrese frequency of an undesired event

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Negative Punishment

Removing pleasant event to decrease frequency of an undesired event