Compare And Contrast Classical Conditioning And Conditioning

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ASSIGNMENT - LEARNING NAME: ID : Ass. No. : DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TYPES OF LEARNING – Classical conditioning Operant conditioning Observational learning Definition A type of learning in which stimulus that produces natural response is associated with the previous neural stimulus. A type of learning in which nature of behaviour depends upon consequences. It is a form of social behaviour which one learns by observing various processes. Example A sound of bell is associated with the taste of food. A sight of colourful wrapper of chocolate made child salivate. A child learns and makes facial expressions or chewing of child. Pioneers Ivan Pavlov John B. Watson Edward Thorndike B.F. Skinner Albert Bandura Basic nature Relies on association between stimulus and responses. Relies on reinforcement. Based on frequency of observation and attention. Response Automatic and involuntary Voluntary depends on the environment and surroundings. Depends on the people in the surrounding and the environment of an individual. Acquistion Repetitive occurance of unconditioned stimulus with conditioned stimulus till the association forms. Desired

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