Initial pairing of the rat and banging bar was quite simple. The rat was presented alone at first and each time Albert tried to reach for it or touched it the bar was banged behind him. A sound of banging bar was unconditioned stimulus. The objective was to see if the pairing was maintained for a while, could Albert be conditioned to be afraid of the presence of the white rat (conditioned fear response). After a couple of tests Albert started to show signs of fear and began crying when the rat was presented to him without any sound.
John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner – Little Albert Experiment The aim of the experiment was to investigate whether fear can be acquired through classical conditioning on human beings. Before conditioning, pre-testing was done to see if Albert was capable of producing a fear response. The checked if he was afraid of different materials, such as: a white rat, a rabbit, a dog, a monkey, masks with and without hair, cotton wool, burning newspapers, etc but he demonstrated no fear. They found that little Albert showed fear when exposed to loud noises. They started conditioning by showing Albert a white rat.
He was placed in a room with a white rat and showed no fear. In a trial later, Watson and Rayner made the loud noise using the hammer and steel bar every time Albert attempted to touch the rat. This noise made Albert scared and emotional. When the next trial took place they placed Albert in the room with only the rat and no sounds yet Albert responded to this with fear and always tried to move away in tears. 20 days later the same experiment took place with a rabbit, which purposely was not white like the rat yet he still had the same reactions towards it as he did with the white rat.
Watson examined how an 11 month year old boy would respond to loud sounds cause child to be feared (Watson, 1920, pg. 3, 1-14). Watson ran some test on toward Albert with white rat rabbit, dog, monkey, mask, wool, burning newspaper and other items. The goal was Watson wanted to establish a condition response. Using white rats as Albert touch it then bar was struck Albert would cry.
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In the experiment Watson took a nine month old boy, named Albert, and exposed him to a white rat. At first Albert wasn’t afraid of the rat, but after a while every time Albert would touch the rat Watson would make a loud noise behind his back. Albert cried as he heard the noise, this happened several times. The next day when Watson placed the white rat in front of Albert, he cried and crawled away. Albert had associated the white rat
After this, loud noises were then tested to see if this would strike fear in the child. When hitting a steel bar with a hammer to create a loud sound, the scientists noticed this had caused a negative reaction in Albert. Hitting the bar the first time caused his breathing to speed up. Hitting the bar the second time caused his lips to tremble and hitting the bar the third time caused him to cry. The scientists then brought the animals in to see if they could transfer the fear into the child when they were presented.
Lucy will not wear a jacket that is trimmed with artificial fur because seeing fur of any kind triggers the same feeling of panic she felt when, as a 5 year old, her face was severely scratched by a cat. Which of the following experiments is most similar to Lucy’s behavior? q. Pavlov’s experiments with dogs and meat powder r. Watson’s experiments with Little Albert s. Rescorla’s experiments with rats t. Garcia and Koeling experiments with rats | 6. What did Thorndike conclude about learning by watching cats try to escape from a puzzle box? u.
The events that occur around Lennie are a main factor in creating sympathy for him. The first incident when the reader feels extremely sympathetic towards Lennie is when he is petting a dead mouse and George takes it off him, at which point Lennie starts to cry “He heard Lennie blubbering like a baby ? Jesus Christ! A big guy like you”. This highlights Lennie’s immaturity and childlike characteristics.
The purpose of this experiment is to predict the reaction a child would have to certain foods. B. Skin irritations test 1. Dogs and rabbits are shaved and exposed to harsh chemicals. a) Many of the animals used in these test die from the intense pain and suffering.