Behavioural Learning Theory Key Points

Covering Pavlov and Skinner - Classical and Operant conditioning

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  • Behavioural Theory
    • Classical Conditioning
      • Pavlov's Dogs  1927
      • If mother feeds child, negative         emotions are reduced and the child then associates    mother with food
        • Pavlov's Dogs  1927
        • Child feels secure as mother is fore filling both physical and psychological needs
    • Operant Conditioning
      • Skinner's Rats 1938
        • Action and Consequence - If a child cry's and is fed, then throw positive reinforcement it now knows that if it cry's it will get food
  • If mother feeds child, negative         emotions are reduced and the child then associates    mother with food
    • Child feels secure as mother is fore filling both physical and psychological needs

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