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  1. positive punishment
  2. operant conditioning
  3. conditioned emotional response
  4. reinforcer
  5. discriminative stimulus
  1. a a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher
  2. b weakens a response through the application of an unpleasant stimulus
  3. c an emotional response that has been linked to a previously nonemotional (neutral) stimulus by classical conditioning
  4. d any stimulus such as a stop sign or a doorknob that provides the organism with a cue for making a certain response in order to obtain reinforcement
  5. e in operant conditioning, any event that strengthens the behavior it follows

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a desire to perform a behavior for its own sake and to be effective
  2. In classical conditioning , the initial learning of the conditioned response (CR)
  3. The ability to distinguish among stimuli similar to the CS and to respond only to the actual CS , in other words the response generlizes to similar stimuli (In Albert all fur coats all teddybears etc)
  4. a chamber, also known as a Skinner box, containing a bar or key that an animal can manipulate to obtain a food or water reinforcer, with attached devices to record the animal's rate of bar pressing or key pecking
  5. Learning that occurs when a person or animal suddenly grasps what something means and incorporates that new knowledge into old knowledge (Aaa-HA moment)

5 True/False questions

  1. spontaneous recovery (in classica conditioning)te process by which an old response reappears if ther isa period of time after extinction

          

  2. spontaneous recovery (in operant conditioning)te process by which an old response reappears if ther isa period of time after extinction

          

  3. generalizationthe tendency, once a response has been conditioned, for stimuli similar to the conditioned stimulus to elicit similar responses

          

  4. classical conditioninga type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher

          

  5. discriminationthe tendency, once a response has been conditioned, for stimuli similar to the conditioned stimulus to elicit similar responses

          

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