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1

what are US, UR, CS, CR

Unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
Conditioned stimulus
Conditioned response

2

What is involved in a pavlovian extinction procedure?

When operant behavior that has been previously reinforced no longer produces reinforcing consequences the behavior gradually stops occurring.

3

what was the main finding in the Kamin Blocking theory, and what theory did this challenge?

the conditioning of an association between two stimuli, a conditioned stimulus (CS) and an unconditioned stimulus (US) is impaired if, during the conditioning process, the CS is presented together with a second CS that has already been associated with the unconditioned stimulus.

4

What is Rascorla wagner theory?

Surprise=learning

5

Why is spontaneous recovery incompatible with Rascorla Wagner?

Spontaneous recovery should not happen because after extinction the associative strength of the CS should be zero.