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  1. reinfocement
  2. negative punishment
  3. fixed-interval schedule
  4. food aversion
  5. fixed-ratio schedule
  1. a occurs when a behavior leads to the removal of a pleasant event or circumstance thereby decreasing the likelihood of a recurrence of the behavior
  2. b a classicaly conditioned avoidance of a certain food or taste
  3. c in operant conditioning, a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses
  4. d in operant conditioning, a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response only after a specified time has elapsed
  5. e the process by which consequences lead to an increase in the likelihood that the response will occur again

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience.
  2. In classical conditioning ,, learning that occurs when a CS is paired with an unpleasant US that leads the organism to try to avoid the CS
  3. in classical conditioning, the learned response to a previously neutral conditioned stimulus (CS)
  4. a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher
  5. increasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli (unpleaseant event), such as shock. A negative reinforcer is any stimulus that, when removed after a response, strengthens the response. (Note: negative reinforcement is not punishment

5 True/False Questions

  1. reinforcerin operant conditioning, any event that strengthens the behavior it follows


  2. continuous reinforcementreinforcing a response only part of the time; results in slower acquisition of a response but much greater resistance to extinction than does continuous reinforcement


  3. extrinsic motivationa desire to perform a behavior due to promised rewards or threats of punishment


  4. insigth learningLearning that occurs when a person or animal suddenly grasps what something means and incorporates that new knowledge into old knowledge (Aaa-HA moment)


  5. unconditioned responsein classical conditioning, the unlearned, naturally occurring response to the unconditioned stimulus (UCS)


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