Psychology - Bennett-Levy and Marteau - Alternative Evidence

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Alternative Evidence

Rapid learning

Seligman (1971) found that two to four electric shocks were enough to induce a phobia to pictures of spiders or snakes, although a larger series of shocks were required to induce the same sort of phobic response to pictures of flowers.


Ohman (2000) noted that conditioned fear responses to stimuli such as houses and flowers became extinct as soon as the unconditioned aversive shock was no longer paired with these stimuli. A fear response…


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