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Question 1

Classical Conditioning
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What is the key distinction between classical conditioning and operant conditioning?

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a.Operant conditioning attempts to pair an unrelated stimuli and response, whereas classical conditioning attempts to extinguish such pairings.
b.Operant conditioning is used in human therapy, whereas classical conditioning is used only with other animals.
c.Operant conditioning emphasizes the consequences of behavior, whereas classical conditioning emphasizes the association between stimuli.
d.Operant conditioning focuses on rewards, whereas classical conditioning focuses on punishment.
e.Operant conditioning attempts to pairs an unrelated stimuli and response, whereas classical conditioning underscores the consequences of behavior.

Question 2

Classical Conditioning
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Julie feels sick whenever she sees a donut. Three years ago she had the stomach flu right when she ate two donuts. Since then, she cannot even look at one without feeling sick. Julie is a victim of ________ conditioning.

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a.Classical
b.Food industry
c.Operational
d.Social learning
e.Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague