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Unformatted text preview: Classical conditioning of learned responses to a variety of different stimuli occurs through a process called stimulus generalization . The compliment to stimulus generalization is stimulus discrimination. While stimulus generalization allows a variety of CSs to elicit a CR to some degree, stimulus discrimination does the opposite; it restricts the range of CSs that can elicit a CR. CS+ Presence of biological stimulus CS- Absence of biological stimulus A PHOBIA is an exaggerated, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, or people. -Phobias can also arise in the absence of a specific traumatic experience.-Treating phobias with implosive therapy or systematic desensitization requires the patient to voluntarily endure anxiety before extinction begins. Your body is actively working to keep core temperature, glucose and ion levels, and numerous other processes within strict parameters through a process called homeostasis ....
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- Fall '09
- Classical Conditioning