UNIT 3 CONTENTS

The Nature of Learning


Module 1 Classical Conditloning

The Conditioning Process
Threshold and Latency
Extinction and Spontaneous Recovery
Generalization and Discrimination

Module 2 Operant Conditloning
Reinforcement
Shaping
Extinction
Spontaneous Recovery

Module 3 Relnforcement Schedules

Cumulative Record
Intermittent Reinforcement
Schedules Superstitious
Behavior

Module 4 Aversive Control and Avoidance
Behaviors
Conditioned Aversive Stimuli
Escape Learning
Aversive Control in Human Affairs

Module 5 New Directions in Research

The Shaping of Reflexes
Errorless Discrimination Training
Electrical Stimulation of the Brain
Conditioning for Creativity


Answer Key

Glossary

April 20, 2003