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Introduction To Psychology (PSY101)

Assignment No. 02

Due Date: 22.06. 2016

Marks: 20


Assignment Objectives:

This assignment has been designed to:

Familiarize students with different extensions of classical conditioning

Make students practically identify the usage of these concepts in their real life

Articulate how to find the prevalence of different theoretical concepts in practical life

Question 01:

Classical conditioning is a learning process that occurs when two stimuli are repeatedly paired: a response which is at first elicited by the second stimulus is eventually elicited by the first stimulus alone.

There are different extensions and stages of classical conditioning which have been touched upon in lecture 20. All of these are usually seen in our real life. You are supposed to learn about those concepts in detail to attempt the following activity.

You are supposed to select one situation from your life which is related to the given concept. After that you are supposed to justify it that how the situation/incident reflects the specific concept. An example is as follows:









Ahmed got very sick after eating

Extinction is the disappearance


ice cream. As a consequence, he

of a previously learned


developed aversion with the taste

behavior. Once the behavior is


of ice cream and started avoiding

no more conditioned, and no


it despite the fact that he loved to

association is developed, it is


eat ice cream. For overcoming the

unlearned. As Ahmed developed



fear, his mother started giving him

a negative association of ice




small quantity of different tastes

cream with getting sick, and




over and over again. As long as he

later when it did not happen




continued to eat ice cream without

again on multiple times, his




getting sick, the conditioned

behavior was changed.




aversion eventually diminished.








Follow this table for attempting the assignment:

Sr. No





















Higher order







You Get ZERO Marks if:

Tabular format is not followed while preparing assignment.

If assignment is done in context of Operant conditioning instead of Classical conditioning.

The given examples are copied.

Your file is in any format other than  (e.g. PDF, Jpeg, odt etc.)

Marking Scheme: 2.5 for each situation and 2.5 for each justification=15

Question 02:

Sleep is essential for all human beings. It is said to be one of the most significant component contributing in health. What role does it play in our lives and how does it affect our lives? Give examples from your life to justify your answer! (5)


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Solution guidelines:

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