Short biography of Pavlov: 20 years studying digestive system, 30 years studying
learning, 1904 Nobel prize. He noticed that dogs would drool in anticipation of
Pavlov believed that behaviour was based on REFLEXES.
Believed that all of the answers would be found in physiology, and that
psychology had little to offer, but his own research proved that wrong.
-Individuals come to associate two stimuli. ex: lightning and thunder, tone and
-Begins with a reflex or automatic response A neutral stimulus is paired with a stimulus that produces the reflex.
Neutral stimulus eventually comes to control the reflex.
Classical or Pavlovian Conditioning
Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS, US)
-effective stimulus that undconditionally automatically and n