Classical and Operant Conditioning

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Classical Conditioning

Pavlov's Dogs

  • Learning by association and refers to the conditioning of reflexes and associating a new stimulus with an innant conditioned response

Unconditioned Stimulus + Conditioned Stimulus  -->  Unconditioned Response

        (food)                                  (bell)                                  (saliva)


Operant Conditioning


  • Learning is an active process - humans and animals operate on their environment

Through experiments, Skinner came to conclusions of positive


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