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Brave New World

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Pavlov

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Ivan Pavlov, a Russian scientist, studied and worked with classical conditioning using dogs. We see a form of classical conditioning in Brave New World. Which of the following quotes is NOT an example of Pavlovian conditioning?

A

"Now we proceed to rub in the lesson with a mild electric shock."

B

"The swiftest crawlers were already at their goal… unpetaling the transfigured roses… watch carefully… the head nurse pressed down a little lever…"

C

"…crumpling the illuminated pages of the books… there was a violent explosion. Shriller and ever shriller, a siren shrieked…. children started, screamed; their faces were distorted with terror."

D

"…eight-month-old babies, all exactly alike (a Bokanovsky Group, it was evident) and all (since their caste was Delta) dressed in khaki."

E

"Observe… Books and loud noises, flowers and electric shocks -- already in the infant mind these couples were compromisingly linked…"