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Extra Credit Learning Assignment Due Friday 10/22 before the start of class Earn up to 3 extra credit points You can earn up to three extra credit points by writing a response to the Altoid experiment video clip from the TV show “The Office” (available to play at http://www.break.com/usercontent/2009/11/the-office-altoid-experiment-1499823 ). Your response needs to address the following information 1) Is the Altoid experiment in the video a demonstration of classical conditioning, or operant conditioning? 2) If it is classical conditioning, state which part of the Altoid experiment is the neutral stimulus (NS), unconditioned stimulus (US), unconditioned response (UR), conditioned stimulus (CS) and conditioned response (CR). What in the video supports your assignment of these terms to these behaviors in the video? 3) If it is operant conditioning, state the stimulus response pairing in the Altoid
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Unformatted text preview: experiment. Assuming that you saw the entire experiment, what was the reinforcement contingency? For instance, what was the schedule of reinforcement? Was there reinforcement or punishment? Was it positive or negative? Was there any shaping or discriminative stimulus involved? What in the video supports your claims? To receive full credit the response should provide a breakdown of the Altoid Experiment and a well thought-out, compelling argument for the positions you take. Your response should be typed, double spaced, in 12 point font, and length should not exceed 2 pages. Make sure to include your name and student ID number in the top right corner of the first page of your response. Your response should be turned in, on paper, in person to Jessica (the TA). Assignments turned in after class starts on Friday 10/22 will not be accepted....
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