Behaviourist Approach - Approaches to psychology

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What did BF Skinner attribute to the behaviourist approach?
Developed Operant conditioning - where learning is an active process and humans/animals operate on their environment.
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What did Ivan Pavlov attribute to the behaviourist approach?
Developed Classical conditioning - where humans/animals learn through association
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What is the behaviourist approach about?
That behaviour is learnt from experiences, and to only study observable and measurable behaviour.
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True or false - negative reinforcement decreases likelihood of behaviour
False - it increases likelihood of behaviour
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Fill in the gap: neutral stimulus = ____
No response
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Fill in the gap: unconditioned stimulus = ____
Unconditioned response
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Fill in the gap: neutral stimulus + unconditioned response = ____
Unconditioned response (association DOES occur)
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What happens to the neutral stimulus after conditioning?
An association occurs and it becomes a conditioned stimulus
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Fill in the gap: conditioned stimulus = ____
Conditioned response
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What is the name of learning where an experience only has to happen once for it to be conditioned?
One trial learning
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What is superstition?
A false association between a behaviour and its outcome
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ABC stands for ___?
Antecedant, behaviour, consequence
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