PS420 Learning Theories
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) doubleâ€spaced pages; refer to the â€œFormat RequirementsÊº page for specific format requirements.
Describe the temporal pattern of a typical emotional response, according to the opponent process theory of Solomon and Corbit. Use this theory to account for the different reactions experienced by a first time drug user and an experienced drug user, providing two (2) supporting facts.
Describe two (2) different strategies that can be used to teach a response chain. Give one (1) specific example of how each strategy might be used in behavior modification to teach an individual a sequence of behaviors.
Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.