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Unformatted text preview: Pavlov Classical Conditioning vs. instrumental conditioning The concept of generalization. This is when similar or surrounding produces the conditioned “learned” response. Tone → Food (conditioned) Food → Saliva (unconditioned) If a bell is linked to food it doesn’t have to be just that bell sound to make the dog think of food. Even a ringing telephone could make it think of the food. People tend to generalize (stereotypes are generalizations) John Watson and Lil Albert is an example of generalization Can also happen with panic attacks (Dr. B’s sister had a panic attack in the dentist so she was scared of all doctor’s). This is also a very important concept to drug addictions. Conditioned Place Preference Technique used to know if rats like something: A. B. A. Rats get placebo B. Rats get ecstasy The animal begins to distinguish the differences between the two rooms. The rat will begin to choose the place that makes it feel the best. The cue begins to be associated with the internal sensation....
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 335 taught by Professor Boggiano during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
- Spring '10
- Classical Conditioning