Covers ALL lecture material and required reading! Detailed explanations and diagrams help you understand concepts! Topics covered: - Darwin and mental evolution - Comparative psychology and early behaviourism - Early learning theory (Pavlov, Hull and Tolman) - Skinner’s operant psychology and associative learning - Content, contiguity and contingency in conditioning - Contemporary theories of conditioning - Rescorla-Wagner model - Extinction, conditioned inhibition, latent inhibition - Spatial learning - Perceptual learning and discrimination - Learning and attention - Contingency learning and causal reasoning - Applications to human cognition (drug use, nausea) - Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer - Food aversion and flavour preference learning - Conditioning and cognition - Placebo effect


Semester 1, 2018

78 pages

19,366 words



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