Classical Conditioning Evaluation

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Jgermaney
  • Created on: 23-01-15 20:02



  • Classical Conditioning shows how the environment can determine behaviour through stimuli response mechanism e.g. Little ablbert initially showed no fear of rats but through his experience developede a phobia that was widely GENERALISED.

Application to real life

  • The principals of classical conditioning are used successfully in behaivoural therapies such as aversion and systematic desensitisation. such tharapies can be used to cure phobias and addictions.

How it's investigated

  • The behaivourist theories are easily testible due to the use of experimental methods because this is seen as scientific as it allows strict


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Approaches resources »