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  1. Punishment
  2. Negative reinforcement
  3. Law of effect
  4. Conditioned reinforcers
  5. Operant behavior
  1. a strengthens a response by reducing or removing something undesirable or unpleasant; is not punishment, but removes an aversive event
  2. b Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely
  3. c behaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli
  4. d reinforcers that are strengthened through learned associations of primary reinforcers; the light in B.F Skinners operant chamber or receiving food after completing a conditioned task
  5. e decreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. learning that become apperent only when there is some incentive to demonstrate it
  2. strengthens a response by presenting a typically pleasurable stimulus after a response, such as food, money or tickets
  3. occurs when an organism's response to similar stimuli is also reinforced
  4. a mental representation of the layout of one's environment
  5. withdraw a desirable stimulus such as time-out from privilages or revoked drivers license

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. Variable-interval schedulesreinforce 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

          

  3. Operant trainingworks best when it builds on an animal's natural behavior tendencies

          

  4. Successive approximationthe method involves the reinforcement of closer and closer approximations to the final performance; B.F Skinner

          

  5. Continious reinforcementstrengthens a response by presenting a typically pleasurable stimulus after a response, such as food, money or tickets

          

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