Neutral Stimulus: Definition & Examples


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Which of these is not a part of classical conditioning?

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1. Little Albert became afraid of the rat because:

2. Why did Pavlov's dogs drool when they saw someone in a lab coat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive questions will assess your knowledge of a neutral stimulus. Topics featured on the quiz include Ivan Pavlov and classical conditioning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review the following:

  • Parts of classical conditioning
  • Why little Albert became afraid of the rat
  • Reasons Pavlov's dogs started to drool

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding why little Albert became afraid of the rat in the lesson and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve classical conditioning problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled Neutral Stimulus: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand neutral stimuli
  • Explain what the stimulus can turn into under classical conditioning
  • Describe the difference between a conditioned and unconditioned response
  • Identify who first discovered classical conditioning and how
  • Appreciate the effects of classical conditioning