Classical Conditioning Worksheet - Applying Classical...

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Applying Classical Conditioning Classical conditioning is a form of associative learning, learning produced by pairing of stimuli and responses in time and place. It contributes to likes and dislikes, emotional reactions, and reflex-like responses to things. Below, explain the situation being described in terms of classical conditioning. For each description, identify or suggest the US, UR, CS, CR, as well as the principles likely to be at work. 1. While caring for a friend’s dog, you notice that it displays a fear-like posture as you roll up a newspaper. You try this several times more and become convinced that this dog is generally afraid of rolled up newspapers. Your friend hitting the dog with the rolled up newspaper. US- Getting Hit; UR- fear of getting hit with newspaper; CS-rolled up newspaper; CR- fear of getting hit with newspaper. 2. Joan, an animal trainer, has been phobic about monkeys since an earlier attack. However, because of the money, she has agreed to work with monkeys for a movie studio. At first, just

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