PSY 103 Week 2 Individual Assignment Learning Experience Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing a single, informal learning experience that you have had.
You may describe, for example, how you became afraid of heights, why a particular food or smell moves you emotionally, or why you dislike elevators. The experience must be concrete and can be a singular experience or an experience that occurs over a longer period.
Describe the experience by applying learning theories to the steps involved in the learning experience. Be sure to include the following in your paper:
Identify what you learned from the experience or experiences.
Describe how your learning could have occurred through classical conditioning. Identify the unconditioned stimulus, the unconditioned response, the conditioned stimulus, and the conditioned response.
Explain how your learning could have occurred through operant conditioning. Describe the behavior, consequence, and reinforcement. Indicate the schedule of reinforcement, if applicable.
Address how your learning could have occurred through cognitive-social learning.
Conclude by comparing and contrasting classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive-social learning.
Include a specific real-world experience that happened to you or someone else.
Include at least two references from the University Library.
Format your paper according to APA standards.