Classical Conditioning as a theory of learning

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Key Terms:

Neutral Stimulus (NS): Any environmental stimulus does not naturally produce a behavioural responce.

Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS): Any Stimulus that produces a natural, unlearnt responce.

Unconditioned Responce (UCR): Any responce that occurs naturally without learning.

Conditioned stimulus (CS): A stimulus that has been associated with a UCS so that it produces the same responce as the UCS.

Conditioned responce (CR): A learnt behaviour that is shown in responce to a learnt stimulus.

Classical conditioning refers to the process of learning through…


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