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5 Matching questions

  1. Law of effect
  2. Shaping
  3. Fixed-ratio schedules
  4. Generalization
  5. Reinforcer
  1. a occurs when an organism's response to similar stimuli is also reinforced
  2. b reinforce behavior after a set number of responses, such as a free dish of ice cream after every 25 purchases
  3. c Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely
  4. d any event that strengthens the the behavior that follows; B.F Skinner
  5. e a procedure in which reinforcers, such as food, are to guide the organism into the desired behavior; B.F Skinner

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimuli, such as food or warmth, that have reinforcement value without learning
  2. occurs when an organism learns that certain response, but not others, will be reinforced
  3. provide reinforcers after an unpredictable number of responses; gambling; like fixed-ratio schedules, reinforcers increase as the number of responses increases
  4. strengthens a response by reducing or removing something undesirable or unpleasant; is not punishment, but removes an aversive event
  5. decreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

5 True/False questions

  1. Operant chamberbehaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli

          

  2. Positive reinforcementstrengthens a response by reducing or removing something undesirable or unpleasant; is not punishment, but removes an aversive event

          

  3. Operant behaviorbehaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli

          

  4. Respondent behaviorbehaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli

          

  5. Fixed-interval schedulesreinforce the first response after a varying time period that produces slow, steady responding

          

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