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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
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If you were raised by wolves...
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One does not simply...
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_______ is related to _______ because...
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Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
The tendency to respond differently to two or more similar stimuli. In classical conditioning, it occurs when a stimulus similar to the conditioned stimulus fails to evoke the conditioned response; in operant conditioning, it occurs when an organism learns to make a response in the presence of other, similar stimuli that differ from it on some dimension.
In Your Own Words
Stimulus discrimination is when you react differently
to two or more stimuli that are the same or similar. Such as different groups of friends or different adults.
Stimulus discrimination is very alike to stimulus generalization, yet is separating two stimuli instead of grouping them together.
Stimulus discrimination is when a conditioned stimulus is generalized with something similar sounding or looking.
When two stimuli that are similar are grouped together and cause the same reaction.
Often two stimuli, one conditioned stimulus and one similar to it, cannot be told apart or discriminated thus causing the response.
If you were to tell an inappropriate joke to a group of friends they might all la
ugh and find it funny. But if you were to tell the same joke to a group of teachers, they would probably not laugh and you would get in trouble. Both are groups of people, but you react to the similar stimulus with a different reaction.
would generalize the fear of the white rat to some other white objects, while not being afraid of other white objects. The fear of only a few of the white things is stimulus discrimination.
Researcher Shenger-Krestovnika tested on dogs, the experiment was set up much like Pavolv's. He trained the dogs to salivate at the sight of a cir
ce by pairing the sight with the taste of meat. After they were conditioned, the dogs salivated to the sight of things that looked like a
such as ellipse.
If a bell is paired with salivation in dogs, after the bell noise has been conditioned the dogs may salivate to sounds similar to a bell.
This doesn't normally occur with experiments involving taste, since most foods do not taste similar.
Exhibit 1: Little Albert also became of anything white, not just
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