Classical Conditioning

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Identifying UCS, UCR, CS, and CR

1. UCS: the original terrifying ride on the roller coaster UCR: terror
CS: the sight of the roller coaster
CR: cold sweat

2. UCS: the fried oyster
UCR: sickness
CS: the smell of frying food
CR: nausea

3. UCS: the spaniel’s barking and lunging
UCR: initial fright
CS: the sight of the spaniel’s house
CR: fear and trembling

4. UCS: the canned dog food
UCR: salivation
CS: the sound of the can opener
CR: drooling

5. UCS: the bee sting
UCR: pain and fear
CS: the sound of buzzing
CR: fear

6. UCS: the girlfriend’s original pleasing behaviours
UCR: happiness and relaxation
CS: the smell of her perfume
CR: happiness and relaxation

Identifying Classical Conditioning Processes

1. generalization
2. extinction
3. discrimination
4. generalization
5. discrimination
6. extinction and spontaneous recovery
7. extinction

Classical and Operant Conditioning

1. trembling (CC); running (OC)
2. drooling (CC); racing (OC)
3. foot dragging (OC); whimpering uncontrollably (CC)
4. hurrying (OC); heart beating faster (CC)
5. mouth watering (CC); sitting (OC)

Negative Reinforcement or Punishment

1. negative reinforcement
2. punishment
3. negative reinforcement
4. negative reinforcement
5. punishment
6. punishment

Classical Conditioning: Identifying UCS, UCR, CS, and CR

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Identify the UCS, UCR, CS, and CR in the following examples:

| |UCS |UCR |CS |CR | |1. Jamie was talked into riding on the roller coaster |Terror ride |Fear |Coaster |Fear/cold sweat | |when she was 12. The ride absolutely terrified her. Now | | | | | |whenever she goes to the amusement park, she breaks into | | | | | |a cold sweat if she even looks at the roller coaster | | | | | |2. Kim was sick all night after eating a bad fried |Bad oyster |Sick |Frying smell |Sick | |oyster. Now, she says, the smell of ANYTHING frying makes| | | | | |her feel nauseated. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |3. Sinbad was frightened when a barking spaniel lunged at|Barking dog |Fear |House |Fear/ | |the fence as Sinbad walked by. The next day, when | | | |trembling | |Sinbad’s mother started to lead him by the house where | | | | | |the spaniel lives, Sinbad began to tremble and whimper. | | | | | |4. Lassie drools whenever she hears the can opener. |Food |Salivation |Can opener |Salivation | | | | | | | | | | | | | |5....
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