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  1. conditioned reinforcer; a stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer
  2. similar to Pavlov; conscious/unconscious didn't matter in learning
  3. a reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response only after a specified time has elapsed
  4. increasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli; when removed after a response, it strengthens the response
  5. increasing behaviors by presenting positive stimuli, such as food; strengthens the response
  6. reinforcers guide behavior toward closer and closer approximations of desired behavior

5 True/False questions

  1. positive punishmentadds something unpleasant


  2. fixed-ratio schedulea reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response after an unpredictable umber of responses


  3. negative punishmentadds something unpleasant


  4. Reinforcerdesigned 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. modelingprocess of observing and imitating a specific behavior