operant conditioning exam
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operant conditioning exam
operant conditioning learning psychology
Operant conditioning exam review
A type of learning in which the future probability of a behavior is affected by its consequences
an event that is innately reinforcing to us (ex. food and water)
an event that is reinforcing to us because it is associated with some other reinforcer (ex. good grades, fine clothes)
a type of secondary reinforcer that has been associated with several other reinforcers (ex. money)
Key words to look for in variable duration schedules?
about and continuous
The difference between a reinforcer and punisher is the _______ ____ __________
effect on behavior, reinforcers increase and punishers decrease
Reflexive is to _______ as intentional is to _________
Justin's dog needs to sit down, then lay down, then roll over, then beg in order to recieve a treat; which trick will be performed best?
beg (backwards chaining)
a dog is given a treat each time it comes and as a result no longer comes, this is an example of...
which schedule of reinforcment generally shows that greatest resistance to extinction?
"I'll do anything to aviod housework!" this is an example of what contingency?
most gambling operation use this type of reinforcement schedule
a rat recieves food when he reacts to an 1100 Hertz noise but not a 1300 Hertz noise, the 1100 Hertz noise is the ______ and the 1300 Hertz noise is the _______
which schedule most clearly shows evidence of a goal gradient effect?
If a girl finishes her homework and her mom gives her apple pie, what type of contingency is this?
NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION!!!!!!!
When Cameron finds out his wife is planning to leave him he suddenly showers her with tons of gifts, this is an exmaple of...
when combined with the term punishment of reinforcement, the word postive means???
in addition to
persistence is needed in order to eliminate a behavior pattern...
Brenda recieves a speeding tickst and a large fine, therefore she no longer speeds in the area she got her ticket, this is an example of
a ______ schedule is one where every response is reinforced, in _____ only some are reinforced
wearing the same pair of socks everytime because you once scored a lot of points while wearing them is an example of
The notion that a behavior can serve as a reinforcer when access to the behavior is restricted and it's frequency thereby falls below its preferred level of occurrence
respoonse deprivation hypothesis
a schedule in which reinforcement is contingent upon a fixed predictable number of responses
fixed ratio schedule
a temporary increase in the frequency and intensity of responding when extinction is first implemented