psych chapter 6

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psych chapter 6
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  1. something that produces a reaction
    stimulus
  2. an observable reaction to stimulus
    response
  3. a type of learning that involves stimulus-response connections, in which the response is conditional on the stimulus 
    conditioning
  4. a simple form of learning in which one stimulus is usually called forth the response that is usually called forth by another stimulus 
    classical conditioning
  5. stimulus that causes a response that is automatic, not learned
    unconditioned stimulus
  6. unlearned response
    unconditioned response
  7. learned response to a stimulus that was previously neutral, or meaningless 
    conditioned response 
  8. learned stimulus
    conditioned stimulus
  9. a learned avoidance of a particular food
    taste aversion 
  10. organisms sometimes display responses that were extinguished earlier
    spontaneous recovery
  11. the act of responding in the same ways to stimuli that seem to be similar, even if the stimuli are not identical
    generalization
  12. the act of responding differently to stimuli that are not similar to each other 
    discrimination 
  13. a person is exposed to the harmless stimulus until fear responses to that stimulus are extinguished
    flooding
  14. helps people overcome their fears
    systematic desensitization 
  15. a pleasant stimulus is paired repeatedly with a fearful one, counteracting the fear
    counterconditioning 
  16. people and animals learn to do certain things-and not to do others- because of the results of what they do
    operant conditioning 
  17. occurs when the conditioned stimulus is disconnected from the unconditioned stimulus and no longer causes the conditioned stimulus to occur
    extinction 

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