Conditioning (Psychology)

Two types of conditioning:

  1. Classical Conditioning (associate a stimulus with event)
  2. Instrumental Conditioning (associate a behavior with event)

Combining Classical and Instrumental Conditioning together:

Generally speaking, any reinforced or punished operant response (R) is paired with an outcome (O) in the presence of some stimulus or set of stimuli (S).

Some really interesting insights:

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