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Unformatted text preview: Question #6 Before going to sleep one night, Jill reads her daughter, Stacey, a bedtime story. The book is Flled with pictures. In particular, there is a reoccurring picture of a character that always wears a bright purple shirt. Stacey is fascinated by this character and can ʼ t stop staring at him. When Jill Fnishes the story she abruptly closes the book and tells her daughter it ʼ s time for bed. Jill then notices a look of horror on Stacey ʼ s face. Jill asks, “What ʼ s wrong?” Stacey replies, “There ʼ s a green monster on the wall!” Assuming there isn ʼ t really a green monster on the wall, how might we explain Stacey ʼ s perception? Give a step-by-step account of how Stacey ʼ s perception of the green monster might have come about. Please only use words (do not draw a diagram). Question #7 In the Seinfeld clip shown in class, George Costanza decides to combine two of his favorite things: sex and beef pastrami. In-so-doing, he subsequently becomes sexually aroused by the taste of beef pastrami. Using the principles of classical conditioning, explain how this might have happened. In your answer, be sure to deFne and identify the unconditioned stimulus (US), unconditioned response (UR), conditioned stimulus...
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- Spring '08
- Classical Conditioning, E-mail address, Jill, George Costanza, beef pastrami, bright purple shirt