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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC 281- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 37 pages long!)

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12 Oct 2017
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Concurrent schedule: type of complex schedule that consists of two or more simple schedules that are simultaneously available. Pigeon in box with two r
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC 281 Chapter 7: Chapter 07 study questions

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24 Apr 2017
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Distinguish between continuous and intermittent schedules of reinforcement. A schedule of reinforcement is the response requirement that must be met to
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Abusive Power And Control, Sexual Abstinence, Personal Rule

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24 Apr 2017
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Stimulus enhancement is the probability of a behaviour is changed because behaviour of another individual. Diagram, with appropriate abbreviations, enh
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Stimulus Control, Operant Conditioning

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24 Apr 2017
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Define extinction as it applies to operant conditioning. Extinction is the nonreinforcement of a previously reinforced response, the result of which is
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Neurosis, Abusive Power And Control, Learned Helplessness

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24 Apr 2017
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Distinguish between escape and avoidance behavior, and describe the evolution of these behaviors in a shuttle avoidance procedure. Escape behaviour is
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: American Sign Language, Biophilia Hypothesis, Anthropomorphism

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24 Apr 2017
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Morphine, Chemical Substance, Conditioned Taste Aversion

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24 Apr 2017
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Garcia and koelling (1966) that illustrates the role of biological preparedness in classical conditioning. Preparedness is an innate tendency to more e
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Impulsivity, Hyperbolic Function, Matching Law

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24 Apr 2017
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Diagram an example of a concurrent schedule that might be used in an operant conditioning experiment with pigeons. A concurrent schedule of reinforceme
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Endorphins, Polydipsia

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24 Apr 2017
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Matching Law

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24 Apr 2017
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Concurrent schedule: type of complex schedule that consists of two or more simple schedules that are simultaneously available. Pigeon in box with two r
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Language Acquisition Device, Verbal Behavior, Noam Chomsky

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24 Apr 2017
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Language and words can be generated independently of the environment. Wrote a book called verbal behaviour (1957) is regarded as skinner"s most importa
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

[PSYC 281] - Final Exam Guide - Everything you need to know! (63 pages long)

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30 Mar 2017
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Be able to define watsons (will be asked) There are 3 aspects to behavioural pscyh. Philosophy of behaviourism: set of assumptions and how best to stud
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Stimulus Control, Junk Food, Self-Control

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24 Mar 2017
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Basic idea: want to do one thing, but end up doing something else; disparity between what you want to do and what you actually do. Want to eat healthy,
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Tantrum, Operant Conditioning, Classical Conditioning

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24 Mar 2017
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Be able to define watsons (will be asked) There are 3 aspects to behavioural pscyh. Philosophy of behaviourism: set of assumptions and how best to stud
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Applied Behavior Analysis, Tantrum, Reinforcement

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24 Mar 2017
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Operant conditioning: type of learning in which a future strength of a behaviour is affected by its consequences. Tone: lever press food (sd: r sr) The
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Chemotherapy, Heart Rate, Analgesic

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24 Mar 2017
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Override temptations of ssrs by raising the value of llr by rewarding self along the way of time working for llr or setting subgoals. Lower value of ss
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Stimulus Control, Yelp, Peanut Butter

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24 Mar 2017
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To review: a reinforcer is something that follows a response or behaviour to increase that response. Schedule effects: the effects a schedule has on th
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Dog Bite, Subliminal Stimuli, Opponent Process

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24 Mar 2017
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The cs and the us are so strongly connected on the neurological level that the cs by itself now elicits the ur. Light:food salivation (ns: us ur) The l
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Operant Conditioning, B. F. Skinner, Stimulus Control

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24 Mar 2017
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Stimulus control: behaviour is reliably controlled by the sds that precede it. Light: key peck food (sd: r sr) The antecedent light is the control for
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Latent Inhibition, Contiguity, Disinhibition

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24 Mar 2017
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Extinction: a cr is weakened or eliminated when the cs is repeatedly presented without the us. Tone:shock fear (ns: us ur) Tone no fear (tone is a ns )
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MACEWANPSYC-223Tara VongpaisalWinter

PSYC-223 Study Guide - Final Guide: Ocular Dominance Column, Retina, Environmental Factor

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24 Mar 2017
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Sssm: the standard social science model is a summary of current thoughts about human nature, including the assumptions that underlie most undergraduate
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Aversion Therapy, Reciprocal Inhibition, Covert Conditioning

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1 Mar 2017
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According to the stimulus-substitution theory, the conditioned stimulus acts as a substitute for the unconditioned stimulus. According to the preparato
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Latent Inhibition, Ellipse, Classical Conditioning

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1 Mar 2017
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Draw a graph of a typical acquisition curve (remember to properly label each axis), and indicate the asymptote of conditioning. Number of conditioning
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Reinforcement, Operant Conditioning, Tantrum

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1 Mar 2017
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Thorndike"s law of effect states that behaviours leading to a satisfying state. Operant conditioning is different from thorndike"s law of effect becaus
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Latent Inhibition, Ellipse, Classical Conditioning

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1 Mar 2017
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Draw a graph of a typical acquisition curve (remember to properly label each axis), and indicate the asymptote of conditioning. Number of conditioning
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Classical Conditioning, Siamese Fighting Fish, Reflex Arc

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1 Mar 2017
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Diagram the sequence of events in a reflex arc that. A reflex is a relatively simple, automatic response to a stimulus. A flexion response is designed
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Naturalistic Observation, Contiguity

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1 Mar 2017
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Independent variables are the factors of an experiments that are manipulated and is usually an environmental event or experience of some kind. Dependen
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MACEWANPSYC-281Russell PowellWinter

PSYC-281 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Observational Learning, Applied Behavior Analysis, Radical Behaviorism

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1 Mar 2017
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Name and describe the two fundamental forms of learning and how do they differ from each other. Classical conditioning: a natural or inborn behaviour c
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MACEWANBIOL-207Ashley HughesWinter

BIOL-207 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Central Dogma Of Molecular Biology, Depurination, Peptide

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1 Mar 2017
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Genetic information must encode, transmit, and replicate information and have variation. Heat killed smooth and it was not harmful. Rough became harmfu
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Thomas Robert Malthus, Allele Frequency, Panmixia

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17 Dec 2016
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Thomas malthus was an author that inspired darwin"s ideas. Variation in physical, physiological, and behavioural traits - must be heritable. Some trait
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL 208 Lecture 3: Chapter 3 Lecture

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17 Dec 2016
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Where water is and how it moves. More than 71% of earth"s surface covered by water. Freshwater in lakes, streams, and ground water make up less than 1%
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Organism, Experimental Lakes Area, Eutrophication

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17 Dec 2016
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The study of relationships between organisms and the environment. Natural history: background of organisms such as how long they live, reproductive hab
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Log-Normal Distribution, Community Structure, Community Association

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17 Dec 2016
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Community association of interacting species inhabiting some defined area. Guild: group of organisms that makes their living in similar way. Comparing
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Hummus, Soil Horizon, Atmospheric Circulation

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17 Dec 2016
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Cooler, dry air falls back to surface. Deflecting air and water caused by rotation of earth. Objects moving north to south appear to curve counter cloc
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Vapor Pressure, Tonicity, Osmotic Concentration

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17 Dec 2016
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The magnitude of these gradients means organisms lose or gain water from environments. Consider basic physical behaviour of water in terrestrial and aq
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: North Atlantic Oscillation, Habitat Fragmentation, Gilgit-Baltistan

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17 Dec 2016
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Clean dry air at the earth"s surface. Earth"s magnetic field was born by 3. 45 billion years ago, shielding life from deadly solar radiation. Then cyan
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Net Reproduction Rate, Fecundity, Exponential Growth

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17 Dec 2016
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Something that mimics how we think reality is. Not magic, not a law, just an idea, so it is consistently being refined. Bide dynamics - limits on popul
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Snow Goose, Caddisfly, Herbivore

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17 Dec 2016
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Defined as the interaction between populations that enhances fitness of one individual while reducing fitness of the exploited individual. Herbivores c
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Primary Succession, Climax Community, Secondary Succession

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17 Dec 2016
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Succession: gradual change in plant and animal communities in an area post (after) disturbance. Pioneer community: plants/lichens that colonize within
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MACEWANBIOL-208David LockeyFall

BIOL-208 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Algal Bloom, Terrestrial Ecosystem, Evapotranspiration

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17 Dec 2016
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Primary production: fixation of energy by autotrophs in an ecosystem. Rate of primary production: energy fixed over a given period of time. Gross prima
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