How could you use classical conditioning procedures to help someone quit smoking?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:14 am ad1c9bdddf
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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Use the behavioral personality theory to explain why you have this habit.
Describe components of social/cognitive theory that explain why the habit formed.
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