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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. adds something unpleasant
  2. takes away something pleasant
  3. increasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli; when removed after a response, it strengthens the response
  4. any event that strengthens the behavior it follows
  5. an innately reinforcing stimulus, such as one that satisfies a biological need
  6. a reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses

5 True/False questions

  1. shapingprocess of observing and imitating a specific behavior

          

  2. secondary reinforcerconditioned reinforcer; a stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer

          

  3. variable-ratio schedulea reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals

          

  4. Skinner Boxdesigned the operant chamber, which has a bar that an animal presses to release a reward, with a device that records responses; proved rewarded behavior is likely to recur

          

  5. positive reinforcementincreasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli; when removed after a response, it strengthens the response

          

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