- Created by: jkav
- Created on: 05-05-15 20:27
One asssumption of the Behaviourist approach is that behaviours can be learnt through classical conditioning. This is when people form an association between a stimulus and respond in a certain way. In 1904, Ivan Pavlov first described the process of classical conditioning when onserving his dogs. For example, the dogs were classically conditionined to salivate at the sound of a bell. He did this by conditioning the dogs to associate the bell (orginally a neutral stimuli) with food (unconditional stimuli). After conditioning the dog produced a conditioned response (salivating) to the conditioned stimuli (the bell).
Also, for example, Little Albert was…