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  1. Operant training
  2. Respondent behavior
  3. Law of effect
  4. Operant conditioning
  5. Variable-interval schedules
  1. a classical conditioning; actions that are automatic responses to a stimulus; salivating in response to meat powder and later to a tone
  2. b Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely
  3. c works best when it builds on an animal's natural behavior tendencies
  4. d a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished by punishment
  5. e reinforce the first response after a varying time period that produces slow, steady responding

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. reinforce the first response after a fixed time period that produce rapid response near time of reinforcement; checking more frequently to see if a cake has finished rising
  2. administers an aversive stimulus such as receiving a parking ticket
  3. the method involves the reinforcement of closer and closer approximations to the final performance; B.F Skinner
  4. occurs when an organism learns that certain response, but not others, will be reinforced
  5. behaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli

5 True/False Questions

  1. Latent learninglearning that become apperent only when there is some incentive to demonstrate it


  2. Shapingdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior


  3. Generalizationoccurs when an organism's response to similar stimuli is also reinforced


  4. Partial/Intermittent reinforcementresponses are sometimes; learning is slower and random, but extinction is less likely compared to continious reinforcement, such as gambling, sales pitching or fishing


  5. B.F Skinnerany event that strengthens the the behavior that follows; B.F Skinner


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