Common Behavioral Treatments: Classical Conditioning and Desensitization


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What does behavioral therapy not do?

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1. Which of the following does a conditioned person do?

2. Which concept did Pavlov's experiment with dogs demonstrate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need to know about topics like behavioral therapy, conditioning, counterconditioning and famous experiments on these subjects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The purpose of behavioral therapy
  • Characteristics of a conditioned person
  • Pavlov's experiment
  • Counterconditioning
  • Identifying the therapy treatment in use in a given scenario

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on classical conditioning and desensitization as behavioral treatment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding behavioral therapy treatment techniques and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - understand how a person who has undergone conditioning acts and responds, as well as why

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Common Behavioral Treatments: Classical Conditioning and Desensitization, will give you more information on the topics mentioned above. It also covers the following objectives:

  • Define abnormal psychology
  • Examine three tools used in behavioral therapy
  • Understand how each tool is used and why
  • Explore examples of these tools in action