Classical_Conditioning_Mechanisms

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Unformatted text preview: uli are more easily associated together. (i.e., one predisposed to form certain associations more so than others). What Makes Effective Conditioned and Unconditioned Stimuli • The Concept of Biological Strength – Higher-Order Conditioning • A procedure in which a previously conditioned stimulus (CS1) is used to condition a new stimulus (CS2) – Counterconditioning • A conditioning procedure that reverses the organism’s previous response to a stimulus. Aversive Therapy: • a type of counterconditioning that associates an unpleasant state (e.g., nausea) with an unwanted behavior. (e.g., the drinking of alcohol) Initially Good Times!! Aversive Conditioning (cont’d) With Treatment Disulfiram (Antabuse) Ethanol Acetaldehyde Acetate Disulfiram Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Clinical Applications of Classical Conditioning to Sexual Deviance Rachman (1966) Study (US) (UR - Arousal) Rachman (1966) cont’d CS No UR (No Arousal) CS US CR - Arousal Treatment of a Fetish CS CR - Arousal Treatment of a Fetish (cont’d) CS CR - No Arousal CS CR - No Arousal What Makes Effective Conditioned and Unconditioned Stimuli • The Concept of Biological Strength – Sensory Preconditioning • A procedure in which one biologically weak stimulus (CS2) is repeatedly pai...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course PSYCH 110 taught by Professor Rauhut during the Spring '10 term at Dickinson.

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