Learning Approach

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Define the learning approach showing understanding that this approach is about the effects of conditioning, reinforcement and social learning on the organism.

Our environment shapes our behaviour, environmental factors act as stimuli which we learn to respond to. We are not constricted by our genetics but by the environment we are brought up in. 

Behaviour is measurable, we can set up stimuli and obseve and measure the response. This means behaviour can be studied scientifically.

Define and use psychological terminology appropriately and accurately including the terms:

i classical conditioning (including extinction, spontaneous recovery)

Classical conditioning occurs when two stimuli, one which already elicits a…


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