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PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology - Textbook

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how learned behaviors are different from instincts and reflexes
  • Define learning
  • Recognize and define three basic forms of learning—classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and observational learning
  • Explain how classical conditioning occurs
  • Summarize the processes of acquisition, extinction, spontaneous recovery, generalization, and discrimination
  • Define operant conditioning
  • Explain the difference between reinforcement and punishment
  • Distinguish between reinforcement schedules
  • Define observational learning
  • Discuss the steps in the modeling process
  • Explain the prosocial and antisocial effects of observational learning

Reading


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     6.1 What Is Learning?
     6.2 Classical Conditioning
     6.3 Operant Conditioning
     6.4 Observational Learning (Modeling)

Attribution

Learning. Authored by: OpenStax CNX. Located at: http://cnx.org/content/col11629/latest. License: CC BY-4.0. License Terms: Download for free at http://cnx.org/contents/4abf04bf-93a0-45c3-9cbc-2cefd46e68cc@12.2.