YSU PSYC 1560 - Visualizing Psychology Carpenter and Huffman Ch 6 Terms (5 pages)

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Psyc 1560 - General Psychology

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1 Chapter 6 Terms Concepts Underlined terms definitions borrowed from the APA Glossary of Psychological terms Boldface terms from the glossary of terms in the assigned text acquisition The stage in a classical conditioning experiment during which the conditioned response is first elicited by the conditioned stimulus biofeedback A self regulatory technique by which an individual acquires voluntary control over nonconscious biological processes biological preparedness the built in innate readiness to form associations between certain stimuli and responses classical conditioning learning through involuntarily paired associations it occurs when a neutral stimulus NS becomes paired associated with an unconditioned stimulus US to elicit a conditioned response CR Also known as Pavlovian conditioning cognitive map A mental representation of physical space cognitive social learning theory a perspective that emphasizes the roles of thinking and social learning in behavior conditioned response CR a learned reaction to a previously neutral stimulus conditioned stimulus CS a learned stimulus that elicits a conditioned response as a result of repeated pairings with an unconditioned stimulus conditioning The ways in which events stimuli and behavior become associated with one another 2 continuous reinforcement according to Skinner reinforcing a desired response every time it occurs extinction In conditioning the weakening of a conditioned association in the absence of a reinforcer or unconditioned stimulus fixed interval FI schedule A schedule of reinforcement in which a reinforcer is delivered for the first response made after a fixed period of time fixed ratio FR schedule A schedule of reinforcement in which a reinforcer is delivered for the first response made after a fixed number of responses higher order conditioning pairing of a second conditioned stimulus to exhibit the same conditioned response insight the sudden understanding of a problem that implies the solution insight



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