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Classical and Operant conditioning-What are the differences?

There are two well-known types of conditioning: Classical and Operant. What are the differences between the two?

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Classical conditions requires that the unconditioned or neutral stimulus be "paired" with the conditioned stimulus. After pairings, the neutral stimulus begins to draw the same response as the conditioned stimulus. The famous experiment that demonstrates this was Pavlov's dogs that salivated when the dinner ...

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Your tutorial is 190 words and a reference and explains the two methods and contrasts how they differ.