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Unformatted text preview: If I were to suddenly find Carmel aversive, chocolate would be unpleasant as well. What is the difference between the two phenomena? Sensory preconditioning involves two stimuli being paired with each other and then having one suddenly become aversive, whereas higher order conditioning relies on one CS to become a US for a second CS. 26) How is counterconditioning useful for behavior therapy? It reduces the aversive properties of a stimulus. 27) What determines the nature of the conditioned response? The nature of the US. 28) Some dentists ask their patients to listen to music through headphones while having their teeth worked on. Why would this be helpful? This would be an example of counterconditioning. The pleasantness of the music would counter the aversiveness of the dentist. Should people who do this listen to music they like or music they dislike? They should listen to music then like....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 281 taught by Professor Phelan during the Spring '07 term at St. John Fisher College.
- Spring '07