This essay will analyzing the difference between classical and operant conditioning to which there effects, to their extinctions in both addictions and phobias.
Classical conditioning theory involves learning a new behavior via the process of association. In simple terms two stimuli are linked together to produce a new learned response in a person or animal. There are three stages to classical conditioning. In each stage the stimuli and responses are given special scientific terms. In the first stage is the unconditional stimulus produces an unconditional response to the organism. The next stage is where the conditioning comes …show more content…
In Operant conditioning it is all about the choice of the behavior to what will be the outcome consequence. As for classical conditioning is broken down in stages to which the brain is sending certain stimulus and waiting for a conditioned or unconditioned response. We see in both processes that there can be more issues such as phobias and addiction that can form if certain unwanted behaviors should be introduced. There is a solution to extinct these conditions by no reinforcement or reducing the conditioned response.
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