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  1. -tendency for responses to be more resistant to extinction when they are reinforced inconsistently rather than uniformly
  2. -Skinner's concept
    -animals will engage in behavior they were emitting during feeding (i.e. if pigeon was standing on one foot when you put pellets in the cage, it may repeatedly stand on one foot in an effort to get another pellet dropped in the cage)
  3. popularizing idea of operationism, or operational definitions

3 True/False questions

  1. behavioral confirmationtendency for social perceivers to elicit behaviors from a person that are consistent with their initial expectancies of the person
    -Snyder & Swann (1978)

          

  2. Karl Popper and falsifiability-scientists should not only confirm or disconfirm their theories, they should seek out tests that could prove their theory wrong
    -Popper converted to school of thought called LOGICAL POSITIVISM (science/philosophy should be based on things that can be observed with absolute certainty & to test theories we should actively try to disprove them)

          

  3. Festinger's Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (1957)-tendency for responses to be more resistant to extinction when they are reinforced inconsistently rather than uniformly