Unconditioned Stimulus: Examples & Definition


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What is an unconditioned stimulus?

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1. Which of these is an example of an unconditioned stimulus?

2. Which of these is not a part of classical conditioning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet combination, you will be assessed on the definition of unconditioned stimulus, examples of it, and classical conditioning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will include:

  • Definition of unconditioned stimulus
  • What classical conditioning entails
  • Examples of unconditioned stimulus

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about classical conditioning in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding unconditioned stimuli and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as different forms of unconditioned stimulus.

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about conditioning? Check out the related lesson titled Unconditioned Stimulus: Examples & Definition. It covers topics such as:

  • Examples of unconditioned stimuli
  • Development of unconditioned stimuli
  • Ivan Pavlov's contribution