Pavlov’s Studies

Your fraternity brother knows that you are a psychology major and asks you to explain to him why
he keeps going back to smoking no matter how many times he quits the habit Describe in detail the
classical conditioning components involved in smoking (the CS. UCS, CR, and UCR) and discuss how
spontaneous recovery can cause the reoccurrence of the smoking habit Answer: C5 = stimuli

associated with smoking (being around friends who smoke) UCS = physiological aspecG of nicotine
ingestion UCR = efieds of nicotine CR = effects of nicotine Extinction – smoking cessation

Spontaneous recovery – elicits the craving for nicotine when exposed to the CS (e.g., friends who