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Chapter 6 – Learning Contributions to Prejudice Discussion

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The purpose of this discussion is for you to demonstrate your understanding of the material. Approach your response as though it is a mini essay with complete sentences, distinct paragraphs, and correct spelling and punctuation. Grammar and spelling matter. Online courses demand the same standard of academic communication and use of grammar as face-to-face courses.

In a minimum of 300 words, explain how classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive-social learning all contribute to prejudice.

In addition, you are expected to provide a supportive and/or reflective comment to the post of one classmate. In order to receive the maximum possible 10 points, you must accurately and thoroughly answer each part of the discussion prompt using at least 300 words (including the prompt in your response is not included in the word count) and comment on the post of one of your classmates.

key points:

  • Classical conditioning (omitting “Fine Tuning Classical Conditioning)
  • Operant conditioning, including positive and negative reinforcement and punishment
  • Cognitive-Social learning, including latent learning and observational learning
  • Conditioning and learning in everyday life