IB PSYCHOLOGY-Learning outcomes: 1.4

NON-EXPERIMAENTAL METHODS non-experimental method: gather data that are quantitative (E.G. survey) triangulation = combine different research methods for a study in order to get the richer data. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EXPERINELTAL AND NON-EXPERIMENTAL METHODS experimental method: is artificial and has a lack of ecological validity non-experimental method: rely on surveys and data for the study of […]

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AP Psychology (learning module)

Associative Learning Definition: learning that certain evetns occur together. The events may be two stimuli (as in classical conditioning) or a response and its consequences (as in operant conditioning) Researchers: Aristotle, John Locke, David Hume Example: smell fresh cookies, eat and are satisfied, the next time you smell fresh cookies you will expect eating them […]

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Crash Course: Psychology

Medulla What part of the brain controls the beating of heart and lungs? Pons What part of the brain coordinates movement? Thalamus What part of the brain takes in sensory information? Reticular Formation What part of the brain deals with simple arousal? Cerebellum What part of the brain nonverbal learning, memory and time? Amygdala What […]

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Psychology Test: Learning & Memory

associative learning learning that certain events occur together. The events may be two stimuli or a response and its consequences stimulus any event or situation that evokes a response cognitive learning the acquisition of mental information, whether by observing events, by watching others, or though language. classical conditioning a type of learning in which we […]

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AP Psychology Chapter 2 (Biological Basis of Behavior)

Psychobiology The area of psychology that focuses on the biological foundations of behavior and mental processes. Neuroscience The study of the brain and nervous system. Neurons Individual cells that are the smallest units of the nervous system. Dendrites Short fibers that branch out from the cell body and pick up incoming messages. Axon Single, long […]

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Chapter 7 panola psychology

Focusing awareness on a narrowed range of stimuli or events defines attention Kwan is driving to campus and his phone rings. Based on the results of studies on divided attention, should Kwan answer the phone? no, he would experience a negative impact on his driving behavior since he would focus more on the phone call […]

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Introductory to Psychology: Chapter 5

Ivan Pavlov Russian physiologist (person who studies the workings of the body) who discovered classical conditioning through his work on digestion in dogs Classical Conditioning learning to make a reflex response to a stimulus other than the original, natural stimulus that normally produces the reflex Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) a naturally occurring stimulus that leads to […]

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Instrumental Learning (Psychology 101 2nd Exam)

Instrumental (Operant) Learning A form of learning. In it, an individual changes its behavior because of the consequences (results) of the behavior. The person or animal learns its behavior has a consequence. That consequences may be. Reinforcement: a positive or rewarding event. James and Willful Action (Stein) Question of free will. Figured out we imagine […]

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psychology-chapter 6-part 1 and 2

Ivan Pavlov Russian physiologist – his original study was about saliva and gastric secretions in the digestive processes of dogs Conditioning a systematic procedure through which associations and responses to specific stimuli are learned Learning relatively permanent change that occurs as a result of experiences in the environment and that is often exhibited in overt […]

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Psychology Unit 3: Learning

Define Learning: relatively permanent changes in a behavioral tendency as a result of experience What is Classical Conditioning? A learning procedure in which associations are made between a natural stimulus and a neutral stimulus What Psychologist is associated with Classical Conditioning? Ivan Pavlov In Classical Conditioning, what is the neutral stimulus? Stimulus does not elicit […]

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