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Psychology - Learning - Vocab

In classical conditioning, a previously neutral stimulus(NS) that, after becoming associated with the unconditioned stimulus (US) comes to trigger a conditioned response (CR).
An event that decreases the behavior that it follows.
A type of learning in which one learns to link two or more stimuli and anticipate events.
In observational learning by watching others, we learn to anticipate a behavior’s consequences in situations like those we are observing.
Also called Social Learning, learning by observing others.
In classical conditional, any stimulus that can evoke a response without any previous learning; the response to the unconditioned response.
The tendency to make the learned response to a stimulus similar to the one for which it was originally reinforced.
A type of learning in which an organism learns associations between its behavior and resulting events.
A sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem.
In operant conditioning, any event that strengthens the behavior it follows.
The initial stage, when one links a neutral stimulus and a US so that the neutral stimulus begins triggering the CR. In Operant conditioning, the strengthening of a reinforced response
Learning that occurs but is not apparent until there is an incentive to demonstrate it.
(UR) The unlearned response to the unconditioned stimulus (US) , such as salivation when food is in the mouth.
A relatively permanent change in a person’s behavior due to experience.
The diminishing of CR; occurs in classical conditioning when an US does not follow a US, occurs in operant conditioning when a response is no longer reinforced.