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Psychology - Taste Aversion
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rats and sweet water
experimental group in Garcia's group
rats allowed to drink sweet water
another name for the sweet water?
control group in Garcia's group
no sweet water
what were all of the rats exposed to and when?
radiation, 3o minutes later
what did the radiation do to the rats?
made them feel sick
what did they do days later?
offered rats sweet water
who drank the sweet water and who didn't?
controls drank it
experimental did not drink it
what is taste aversion?
associating the taste of a food with symptoms
what is the difference between taste aversion and classical conditioning?
-taste aversion only required one pairing of the CS (sweet taste) and UCS (illness-inducing radiation)
-in classical conditioning, UCS has to occur right after CS to be effective, but in taste aversion, it is a several hour delay
what is biological predisposition?
making connections between things (taste aversion)
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