Classical conditioning can be a powerful learning tool. Animal trainers often utilize classical conditioning to increase or decrease behaviors and teachers frequently apply these techniques to manage classroom behavior.
- Learn more in this overview of classical conditioning.
- Read about the terms and elements of classical conditioning.
- Find information about the life and career of Ivan Pavlov, the Russian physiologist who discovered classical conditioning.
- Having a tough time identifying examples of classical conditioning as opposed to operant conditioning? Learn more about the major differences between classical and operant conditioning.
If the psyche is viewed as mechanistic then we get what we see. What about the biology of development then, and its psychological counterpart? What of the psyche?s spiritual aspects? Have you ever considered the empirical concept of an unconscious mind?