Conditioned Response: Definition & Examples


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What is the definition of a conditioned response?

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1. Why is it so surprising that Pavlov discovered the underpinnings of the field of behavioral psychology?

2. Which of the following is a conditioned response?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your understanding of conditioned responses with these practice assets. The quiz questions will test you on the school of psychology conditioning comes from and information about conditioned responses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Pavlov's discovery of conditioned responses
  • Conditioned responses
  • The school of psychology that is based on conditioning
  • An example of a conditioned response

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you master the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conditioned responses
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Pavlov's discovery of conditioned responses
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of conditioned responses

Additional Learning

To understand concepts related to conditioning, read through the lesson called Conditioned Response: Definition & Examples. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify what a neutral and a potent stimulus are
  • Recall the difference between unconditioned responses and conditioned responses
  • Learn about Ivan Pavlov and his accomplishments
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to practical examples of conditioning