Psychology 3306 Pavlovian Conditioning 05 and Instrumental Condiitoning 01

Pavlovian Conditioning Concludes and Instrumental Conditioning begins.  Plus a visit from the Ninja!

Music “Don’t You Love Me” by Big Wheel and the Spokes

Here is the text of Bob Rescorla’s answer about one trial extinction.

“Dave,

I can think of no cases in which one obtains one trial complete extinction.

We have never entertained alphas that high because they would produce wide sweeps in associative strength and yield unstable predictions for many situations.

I would conceptualize flooding not as a case of a high salience but rather as a case of multiple presentations of a stimulus, but neither is really spot on.”

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The blackboard diagram of context blocking: