Tag Archives: Learning

Synapses, Gap Junctions, and Glia: Their Structures, Functions, and Features

Synapses are the regions between the terminal of an axon and the receptors on other cells. Neurotransmitters can bring the messages across the synapses. Synapses can be open or enclosed, large or small. Synaptic inputs can affect the neuron activities. … Continue reading

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Lifespan Development: Concepts, Stages, and Features

Lifespan Development: Concepts, Stages, and Features   Areas Theories/Concepts/Stages Features/Stages Explanations/Sub-Stages Associated Concepts/Features/Problems Developmental psychology Cognition Reasoning, thought     Psychosocial Personality, behavior in social environments     Critical periods Prenatal     Developmental milestones     Sensitive/optimal periods Gains … Continue reading

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Concepts of Learning: Conditioning, Reinforcement

Concepts of Learning: Conditioning, Reinforcement     Classical Conditioning   Concepts Responses Unconditioned stimulus (UCS): naturally induces a response Unconditioned response (UCR) Neutral stimulus No specific reactions Unconditioned stimulus (UCS) + Neutral stimulus Association: Neutral stimulus (conditioned stimulus (CS)) -> … Continue reading

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