The Truth Behind Pavlov’s “Conditioning” Experiments

in #pavlov4 years ago

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by peace activist, Cindy Sheehan, and promptly shared it to my own wall, along with commentary…

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My Commentary: Intriguing… Illustrations of Pavlov’s “conditioning” experiments never seem to include “the saliva catch container and tube surgically implanted in the dog’s muzzle”:

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Above is the stuffed, mounted remains of one of the many dogs used in Pavlov’s “conditioning” experiments. It is currently located at the Pavlov Museum in Ryazan, Russia.

Yet, this information is available even through Wikipedia!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Pavlov#Legacy

Most fail to realize that Pavlov’s experiments were conducted on children, as well, complete with surgical implantation of saliva-catching apparatus:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th0dqf3JVgo

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Above is a still shot from “Mechanics of the Brain,” a 1926 Soviet documentary film about Pavlovian “conditioning.” The child in this picture has been surgically implanted with a saliva-catching apparatus for the purposes of behavioral experimentation.

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Above is another still shot from “Mechanics of the Brain.” Like the child above, the dog in this picture has been surgically implanted with a saliva-catching device, for the purposes of behavioral experimentation

This man is a criminal, in my book! His “science” should have served as multiple exhibits in his court trial!

I originally published this article to my website in July of 2012:
http://acidrayn.com/2012/07/26/the-truth-behind-pavlovs-conditioning-experiments/

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