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You are Scared of What?

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Yolanda has a terrible fear of snakes. While she is cleaning her basement she mistakes a piece of rope for a snake. She runs from the basement screaming.

What conditioning phenomenon describes why she was afraid of a piece of rope?

A

spontaneous recovery

B

negative reinforcement

C

generalization

D

discrimination

E

latent learning