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Pavlov's Dog

This learning object is a simulation of the classic experiment of Ivan Pavlov and his classical condition example with dogs. The simulation is well constructed and provides a fun, easy, effective way to introduce the concept of classical conditioning.


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Sandra Coswatte
Sandra Coswatte (Student)
6 years ago

This is really a great exercise that is interactive and helps students actively practice what they are learning in their class.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Shirley-Anne Hensch
8 years ago
Good interaction and nice links to additional resources and explanations at the end. Easy to use and easy to understand. Will acquaint students with the basic principles of classical conditioning using basic Pavlovian concepts and ideas (dogs, feeding, salivation).
Heather Zeng
Heather Zeng (Faculty)
8 years ago
This is a good resource particularly to help students who might be more kinestetic/visual to understand these constructs of classical conditioning.
Jay Holden
Jay Holden (Staff)
9 years ago
I found this learning object to be very helpful in teaching classical conditioning and learning. A student actually referred it to me and I have since used it as supportive learning material in my course. I think it is provides good quality content, is an effective tool, is easy to use, and is fun!

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Requires Flash 6
Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 2 hours