Stimulus Learning and at the Different Forms of Stimulus Learning

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Stimulus Learning and at the Different Forms of Stimulus Learning
This paper looks at stimulus learning and at the different forms of stimulus learning. As well, the next several pages look at what we mean when we talk about such things as habituation – and it discusses what we mean when we talk about such things as perceptual learning (what impacts it?) and what the effects are of stimulus exposure. All in all, stimulus learning helps us to understand how people “tick” and what we need to do to regulate their behaviour.
Essentially, stimulus learning involves the brain associating certain stimuli (changes in the external environment) with negative or positive developments; in other words a stimulus occasions changes within organisms by...
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.....e and which people are not capable of change.
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