Classical Conditioning Experiment
Students define classical conditioning and examine the effects on their everyday life. They participate in a classical conditioning experiment involving tapping a pencil, hopping, and taking their pulses.
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Principles of Classical Conditioning
Twelfth graders examine the concept of classical conditioning. They listen to a lecture about the principles of classical conditioning and the basic response and stimulus experiment conducted by Pavlov. Students discuss and identify...
12th Social Studies & History
PsychSim 5: Classical Conditioning
In this classical conditioning learning exercise, students analyze Pavlov's famous experiment on the salivary response in dogs. Students state what Pavlov called unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned stimulus and...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Train a Brain
The influence of Ivan Pavlov, B.F. Skinner, and John B. Watson are examined in Lecture 11 in a 13-part Crash Course on psychology. Pavlov's Behaviorism School of psychology, associative learning, conditioning, and reinforcement are all...
12 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning
Learn about the difference between two central concepts in behavioral psychology: classical and operant conditioning. Viewers are presented with images and clear narration explaining the two processes that result in learning, and...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable