Unconditioned Response Examples

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Assignment # 3 Example #1 Neutral Stimuli = As a movie maker, I would first introduce a black leather gloved hand as neutral stimuli. This will not illicit a response as I haven’t yet introduced the unconditioned stimuli for the audience to associate it with. Unconditioned Stimuli = The unconditioned stimuli will be the sound of a woman screaming in horror and blood dripping on the floor. Unconditioned response = The audience will respond with an accelerated heartbeat as they will feel nervous and frightened by the screams and blood. Conditioned Response = Now that the audience has begun associating the gloved hand with a woman’s scream and the sight of blood, they will feel the accelerated heart beat and sweaty palms. Example #2 Neutral Stimuli = The sound of a violin …show more content…

Unconditioned response = The audience will feel an aching in their heart and will be overwhelmed with feelings of sadness. Conditioned Response = Now that the audience has begun associating the sound of the violin playing with a mourning mother, they are conditioned to feel sadness and a heavy heart when they hear it, even when not paired with the unconditioned stimuli. Example #3 Neutral Stimuli = The presence of a red balloon floating in the air will be used as a neutral stimuli that will not yet illicit a response in the audience as the unconditioned stimuli has not been associated. Unconditioned Stimuli = The unconditioned stimuli is that there is a clown holding a machete and blood dripping from the blade. Unconditioned response = The audience will feel an increase in their heart rate and sweaty palms. Conditioned Response = Now that the audience has begun associating the presence of the balloon with the sight of the clown and begin to feel fear and a sense nervousness when they see it, even when not paired with the unconditioned stimuli. Operant Conditioning Scenario

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