PSY440H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Edward Thorndike, Neurophysiology, Operant Conditioning

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Views behavior as a result of learning. Most important causes of behavior are proximal causes, causes that lie close to the behavior itself and can therefore be readily identified. The province of psychology was behavior that is, observable and measurable responses to specific stimuli. Personality development is simply the result of the interaction between our genetic endowment and the types of learning to which we are exposed by our environment. Process whereby behavior changes in response to the environment: learning, conditioned reflex. If a neutral stimulus (ex: the bell) is paired with a non-neutral stimulus. Interested in the impact of such stimuli as consequences of. Conducted experiment by which he associated (ex: food), the organism will eventually respond to the neutral stimulus as it does to the non- neutral stimulus. Ivan pavlov ringing a bell and eating using a dog called conditioned reflex. Conducted experiment similar to pavlov"s dogs, but with an 11-month old boy and fear of rats. behavior.

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