Pavlovian Conditioning Concludes and Instrumental Conditioning begins.Â 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.
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.”
The blackboard diagram of context blocking:
Learning from an evolutionary perspective.Â Plus an off the cuff discussion of the movie The DaVinci Code for no apparent reason…
Music “Walk Away” by the Dust Poets
There are midterms in all of my classes early this week. New lectures (or “episodes” if you prefer…) will begin Wednesday.
From the FuturePlay conference my talk on video game design.
Music “Just Because” by One Shot Left
Download the paper.
The end of neural communication, in the class, not in your brain hopefully….
Music “Complicated” by Retrograde
Rescorla and Wagner rule.
Music “Bleed” by The ID
Part 2 of the Cognition lecture
Music “Freedom for my Soul” by Mark Harold.
Picture of that glass experiment I talked about at the end of the lecture:
Rescorla and Wagner came up with this way cool model….
Music “Coffin” by 10 Shot
The end of the stuff on genetics and the beginning of neural communication.
Music “Genetics” by Technetium
Oh and it seems that snake venom contains Cholinesterase which breaks down Ach, so yes, that IS how snake venom works. Oh, and electric eels generate their current using electroplaques.
The end of the bit on motivation and emotion and then the introduction to Cognition.
Music “Thieves of Memory” by Parlour Steps
That non chairlike chair: