Psych Notes Test 3

Psych Notes Test 3 - Psychology 101 Notes - Test 3 (get...

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Psychology 101 Notes - Test 3 (get notes) Positive reinforcement - Negative reinforcement - Punishment - Behavior ---> Consequences --> Behavior ^ or V -rewarding consequences - behavior increases Acquisition of operant behavior - BF Skinner - most famous psychologist of operant conditioning. -rat presses bar, food drops into tray (Skinner's box) Shaping - manipulate the rat's behavior until it presses the bar - an animal is systematically reinforced for displaying closer + closer approximations of the desired response. Did most studies with rats and pigeons - taught a pigeon to play Mozart on a piano. Trained a rat to pull on a rope to raise the American flag whenever the Star Spangled Banner is played. Skinner believed you could maintain behavior by rewarding. -Schedules of Reinforcement - the rules which determine when a response is reinforced. 1. Continuous reinforcement schedule - reinforcement follows every response that is made. 2.
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