Psyc 100 Chp. 6 pt.2

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  1. Latent Learning
    Learning that's not directly observable
  2. Cognitive Maps
    Mental representation of how a physical space is organized
  3. Observational Learning
    Learning by watching others
  4. Mirror Neurons
    Cell in the pre-frontal cortex that becomes activated when an animal performs an action or observes it being performed
  5. Preparedness
    Evolutionary predisposition to learn some pairings of feared stimuli over others owing to their survival value
  6. Instinctive Drift
    Tendency for animals to return to innate behaviors following repeated reinforcement
  7. Learning Styles
    An individual's preferred or optimal method of acquiring new information
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Psyc 100 Chp. 6 pt.2
Pysc 100
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