T. Stenger PSY 129 Name ___Korey Bastian______________ Date: ___November 12, 2007____ Reading ___Chapter 6________________ Reading Assignment Summary Sheet After you have completed this week’s reading assignment, list the 3 or 4 most important concepts or ideas of the reading. Start with what you consider the most important and move to the less important. You may also append or use graphics to supplement your summary. As part of your description of the concept or idea you may also wish to include an example. 1. Classical conditioning is based on the idea that some stimulus “acquires a capacity to evoke a response that was originally evoked by another stimulus.” This type of conditioning is attributed to the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov. He showed that in dogs, salvation was originally induced by meat powder, but eventually, the dogs related receiving the meat powder to sounds that came before it. Pavlov made the sound a consistent tone and the dogs began to salivate when they heard the sound. This was
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