Graded: Classroom Discussion Activity (located under Course Tools):
Describe three examples of Pavlovian (classical) conditioning that you have seen in your own behavior (or in media), or that of your friends or family, in the past few days / weeks.
Describe three examples of instrumental (operant) conditioning that you have seen in your own behavior (or in media), or that of your friends or family, in the past few days / weeks.
What do you think you have learned through social learning? Who are your social models?
Part 2 (PTSD / Mental Disorders)Watch the video (warning: this does contain graphic content): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps4hKECvNMg
What is an “alarm reaction?” If someone experiences an alarm reaction when they are about to give a speech in front of a room full of people, would you consider this a “true threat” or a “perceived threat?” How does this alarm reaction explain our reaction to any stressful or traumatic situation? Is anything actually stressful in our lives or is it just or reaction to it?
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