PSYC 110 Learning Memory and Intelligence

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PSYC 110 Learning Memory and Intelligence
After you have read about the theories of learning, reflect on how you learned…

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PSYC 110 Learning Memory and Intelligence

PSYC 110 Learning Memory and Intelligence

Learning and Memory and Intelligence Discussions Week 3

All Students Posts 55 Pages 

Learning – 30 Pages 

After you have read about the theories of learning, reflect on how you learned as a child. What methods did your parents use to teach you how to act? Was it through classical conditioning? What about operant conditioning and social learning theory? Which theory had the biggest impact? Why? Give an example and state how it has impacted the person you are today.
Learned psychologists let’s consider this, this week we begin talking about some of the forces that shaped who you are …this is a big topic. Let’s begin with the basics please define one of the following: classical conditioning, operant conditioning or social learning theory (parents you will want to pay attention to the last of these.) Now once you define one please explain an example of how this shaped your behavior as you were growing up. Scholars, To keep it interesting please try to avoid repeating the precise definition of someone who posted before you. If you wanted to teach a pet…perhaps a puppy…to perform a task(“SIT”) how would you begin? Can you compare and contrast the use and effectiveness of positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, and punishment in changing behaviors? What is a “primary reinforcer” and what is a secondary reinforcer? …

Memory and Intelligence – 25 Pages 

We all seem to want a good memory (What are my coworkers names? Where did I leave my computer? What day was I supposed to submit that proposal to my boss?). These might be typical memory issues. After reading about memory and intelligence, what is your most valuable tip for the class in improving your ability to remember things?  See the question above and please provide a tip to help improve memory of specific facts (as in information for psychology finals) …also see our text or find other information and explain why your method works  (see our text for help). Can you find any research (from a credible source) that teaches us more about memory and sleep? Why do people forget things? How much of it can be organic? How much of it can be psychological? Why do you remember what you needed at the grocery store, but forgot to get what another family member wanted? Most of us have heard of “intelligence tests” and the term “IQ” but what do we really understand about what it means to be smart?…