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Essay 1 Questions
Answer these questions in essay format, using the instructions provided in the Assignment Instructions folder.Review the Essay 1 Grading Rubric to see how your essay will be graded.
Explain how you would evoke a startle response (reflex) using classical conditioning in an unsuspecting friend using an abnormal signal (produces the reflex). Describe your friend’s reflex response and a signal that will produce that reflex response; then choose another signal for the reflex and predict the outcome of using that signal. Clearly label the Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS), Unconditioned Response (UCR), Conditioned Stimulus (CS), and Conditioned Response (CR). Include a description of the setting and process for this hypothetical situation. Below is an abbreviated example.
For example, every time your roommate opens the refrigerator door you make an alarm goes off on your phone and the roommate jumps. After this happens several times, the roommate will jump when they open the refrigerator door even without the alarm going off.
|Signal (NS)||Opening the refrigerator|
|UCS||Sound of an alarm|
This assignment is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 3.