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Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life


Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life

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In this clip from The Office, Jim recreates Pavlovs famous experiment on his unsuspecting coworker, Dwight. As a result of classical conditioning, Dwight now anticipates a breath mint every time he hears Jims computer re-booting.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 06, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 20, 2012
Submitter: Lisa Lewin
Keywords: film, arts, pavlovs dog, behavioral psychology, sciences, psychology, tv, animal behavior



Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Patti Williams
2 years ago

Patti Williams (Faculty)

This is a fantastic clip to demonstrate classical conditioning. Would love to see a  lesson plan to go with this.

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