CH 3 - Learning tasks: Some similarities and differences
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1981/01/01 Simple chapter DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-356830-4.50008-5
Publisher SummaryThis chapter explores some of the similarities of learning tasks to evaluate them in relation to the apparent differences among the same tasks. It also presents three representative varieties of learning are presented. They include instrumental conditioning, classical conditioning, and paired associate (PA) learning. The chapter also explores the differences between classical and instrumental conditioning. In classical eyelid conditioning, the CR may reduce the impact of the noxious UCS. By blinking, the subject partially avoids the air puff. To the extent that the CR does avoid the air puff, it becomes instrumental in the animal's life. It affects its future well-being.
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