Provide one example each of classical and operant conditioning in your own life. Identify either the stimulus and response or reinforcers in each case. Which type would you prefer for learning and why?
Think about the last time you attended a lecture or were in a classroom. Applying the information processing model, why did some things make it into your short term memory and some things into your long term memory? How can knowing this process increase your learning potential? How would you reduce the likelihood of forgetting important information?