Behaviorist approach

What happens if the timing between the NS and UCS is too great?
condtioning will not occur
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When the CS is presented without the UCS it loses its ability to produce CR, what is this called?
Extinction
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TGo maintain a respoponse and avoid exptinction what can we do?
Schedules of reinforcement - only reinforcing the behavior at intervals between demonstrations of the appropriate behavior prevent extinction
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E1: What benefits have we gained from CC?
Treatment such as systematic desensitization is highly successful at forming new associations with a phobic stimulus
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E2: What limitations of CC are there?
It does not account for biological preparedness: Seligman (1970) in which soe species are more readily prepared to form associations with certain stimulus in order to survive
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E3: What benefits have we gained from Operant Conditioning?
Skinners box (1938) is a good example of the scintific naure of the behaviourist approach. by using the box he was ble to manipulate the IV and measure the DV, establishing a causal relationship.
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E4: What has Skinner been critisised for?
Skinner has been criticized for his reliance on animal research (rats + pigeons) because they are not generalisable to Human behavior.
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E4: what is the main difference between us and animals?
Huumans rely on councious decision making and have more complex behaviors because of it.
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