Psychology - week 6 - chapter 6

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Psychology - week 6 - chapter 6
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  1. Learning is defines as:
    any enduring change in the way someone/something responds based on its experience
  2. classical conditioning is:
    • an environmental stimulus that leads to a learned response.
    • this is done through pairing unconditioned stimulus with a previously neutral conditioned stimulus or learned reflex.
  3. unconditioned response is:
    a response that does not need to be learned.
  4. conditioned response are:
    learned reflexes that have been adapted from experiences.
  5. operant conditioning means:
    learning to operate on the environment and produce a consequence
  6. reinforcement refers to:
    a consequence that increases the probability that a response will occur
  7. punishment is:
    a consequence that decreases the probability that that response will occur again
  8. cognitive social theory:
    incorporates concepts of conditioning from behaviourism but adds cognition and social learning
  9. as humans, we develop mental images and expectations about the environment. These influence our:
    behaviour
  10. social learning refers to:
    learning that occurs through social interaction

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