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  1. Respondent Behavior
  2. Variable-ratio Schedule
  3. Discrimination
  4. Operant Chamber
  5. Unconditioned Stimulus (US)
  1. a behavior that occurs as an automatic response to some stimulus
  2. b in classical conditioning, a stimulus that unconditionally - naturally and automatically - triggers a response
  3. c a chamber 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
  4. d in classical conditioning, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and other stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus
  5. e a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response after an unpredictable number of responses

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. reinforcing the desired response every time it occurs
  2. in operant conditioning, any event that strengthens the behavior it follows
  3. a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by reinforcement or diminished if followed by punisher
  4. the reappearance, after a rest period, of an extinguished conditioned response
  5. an innately reinforcing stimulus, such as one that satisfies a biological need

5 True/False Questions

  1. Operant Behaviorbehavior that operates on the environment, producing consequences


  2. ModelingA relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience


  3. Unconditioned Response (UR)In classical conditioning, the unlearned, naturally occurring response to unconditioned stimulus (US)


  4. Extinctionin classical conditioning, the initial stage of learning; the phase associating a neutral stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus comes to elicit a conditioned response


  5. BehaviorismA relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience


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