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classical conditioning

a basic form of learning, whereby a neutral stimulus isrepeatedly paired with an unconditioned stimulus (UCS), thatnaturally produces an unconditioned response (UCR). Afterseveral trials, the neutral stimulus is now a conditionedstimulus (CS) and thus produces a conditioned response (CR).

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October 18th 2021

shape constancy

refers tothe tendency to perceive the shape of an object, despitevariations in the size of the retinal image.