Individual Assignment: Phobias and Addictions Paper
· Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss phobias and addictions as related to classical and operant conditioning. Phobias and addictions are two emotional difficulties which learning theorists can account for. Be sure to include the following:
o Explore how phobias can be developed through classical conditioning.
o Explore how addictions can be developed through operant conditioning.
o Distinguish between classical and operant conditioning.
o Explain what extinction means and how it is achieved in both classical and operant conditioning.
· Use a minimum of three sources from the University of Phoenix Library and be prepared to discuss your paper in class.