Ivan Pavlov and Classical Conditioning Essay

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Classical
Conditioning
Pamela Cruz

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov



September 26, 1846 – February 27,1936

• Born in Ryazan, Russia
• Physiologist
• Develop Classical Conditioning which is a type of teaching that connects organism to stimuli. What is Classical conditioning • Classical conditioning is when a human or/and animal is taught new things by reflexive or involuntary response.

Famous Pavlov dog experiement Different types of conditioning • Ivan Pavlov theory was developed in
1980’s.
• Pavlov used 4 methods of responces to develop his theory;
-Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS)
-Unconditioned Response (UCR)
-Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
-Conditioned Response (CR)

Definitions
Unconditioned
Stimulus
• Is a stimulus that evokes a response.
 EXAMPLE; for a hungry person, salivating when seeing food .
• In Pavlov experiment Dog food was the UCS.

Unconditioned
Response
• Is the behavior that occurs naturally due to stimulus.  EXAMPLE: salivating when your hungry after seeing food.
• In Pavlov experiment the salivation of the dog when he saw the food. Definitions
Stimulus
•Condition
Stimulus that are repeated association with
Unconditioned
stimulus evokes response. • In Pavlov experiement he used a bell to help the dog associate that the food was coming. Conditioned
Response
• The behavior that accurs naturally during given stimulus. However the person or animal has to make an association to that stimulus with another. • In Pavlov experiement the usage of the bell,
evoke…