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Classical Conditioning to Quit Smoking

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How could you use classical conditioning procedures to help someone quit smoking?

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Classical conditioning is based on Pavlov and his dogs. It "is a form of learning in which the conditioned stimulus or CS, comes to signal the occurrence of a second stimulus, the unconditioned stimulus or US" (Wikipedia, 2013, para 1). For example, with Pavlov and his dogs, the dogs were conditioned to hear a bell when it was time for them to be fed. Eventually, whenever the ...

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A discussion regarding using classical conditioning methods to quit smoking, including specific examples of how it can be used. 232 words, 1 reference.

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