Learning Module 4: Associations
Last edited: 2022-09-15
Work through each of the following Read, Watch/listen, and Engage sections. You have the full week to complete any quizzes or assignments for this module.
Describes associationism and formative philosophical and empirical work on associative learning processes in humans and non-human animals.
There are two mini-lectures for this module.
Siegel et al. (1982)
paper on Blackboard
When you are ready complete any or all of the following assignments.
- QUIZ: Complete the L4: Associations quiz (5 points, on blackboard)
- Writing: (5 points, instructions below, submit on blackboard)
Submit your work before the due date posted on blackboard. Then, move on to the next learning module.
Classical conditioning and associative learning influence a wide range of psychological and physiological processes, including those involved in drug-tolerance.
Your assignment is to write a QALMRI summary for the following paper. A video lecture overview for this paper was also provided in the watch/listen section to help you with this assignment.
Siegel, S., Hinson, R. E., Krank, M. D., & McCully, J. (1982). Heroin “overdose” death: contribution of drug-associated environmental cues. Science, 216(4544), 436-437.
Using the QALMRI method, write a one-page QALMRI (point form is OK) of the assigned paper.
- Question: Identify the big and specific question
- Alternatives: What are the alternative hypotheses or explanations
- Logic: What are the logical implications of the hypotheses
- Method: Describe the Methods
- Results: What was the main result
- Inference: What inferences about the hypothesis are made from the results?