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Psych3K    Chapter 7, Assignment 5

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The purpose of this assignment is to allow you to demonstrate your understanding of the principles of classical and operant conditioning, using appropriate terminology.

Select, and identify, an appropriate human being as your learner.
Select, and identify, an appropriate behavior or emotional response (classically or operantly conditioned) to extinguish.
Identify:
For a Classically Conditioned behavior:
    the Unconditioned Stimulus for the behavior or emotional response you wish to extinguish.
    the Unconditioned Response for the behavior or emotional response you wish to extinguish.
    the Conditioned Stimulus for the behavior or emotional response you wish to extinguish.
    the Conditioned Response you wish to extinguish.
For an Operantly Conditioned behavior:
    the Response you wish to extinguish.
    the Consequence you are using for the original behavior.
    the Schedule(s) of Reinforcement you are using.
 

Describe, in detail, the procedure you would follow to extinguish the response.  Also, describe in detail, what you might expect to see as a result of your efforts.