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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, Unconditioned stimulus, Cr, Stimulus generalization