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Mowrer's Two-Factor Theory

According to Mowrer's two-factor theory, avoidance learning combines both classical conditioning and reinforcement. In your own words, summarize how each of these elements contributes to the two-factor theory. Provide an example from your own experience that demonstrates a situation where both factors were involved in learning. Be sure to explain how your situation illustrates both factors.

Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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Mowrer's Two-Factor Theory

According to Mowrer's two-factor theory, avoidance learning is a combination of both classical conditioning and reinforcement. I believe each of these elements, classical conditioning and reinforcement contributes to the two-factor theory. I discuss and include personal experiences with both situations.

Classical conditioning, according to Learning-Theories.com "is a reflexive or automatic type of learning in which a stimulus acquires the ...

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The solution summarizes how each of these elements contribute to the two-factor theory. An example is provided.

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