Learning (Classical/Operant Conditioning)–The Office

In this video clip, Jim uses elements of classical conditioning to teach Dwight to desire an Altoid (or is he teaching him to stick out his hand?) when he hears a computer reboot tone. Have the students debate why this isn’t actually an example of classical conditioning but operant conditioning instead.

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I'm a high school psychology teacher hoping to provide a one stop shop for other psych teachers who want to incorporate pop culture into their psychology courses.
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