classical conditioning - Gregory Rechcigl 4/08/08 Extra...

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Gregory Rechcigl 4/08/08 Extra Credit The Art of Conditioning Conditioning is a form of change in behavioral psychology. There are two basic types of conditioning in psychology. There is both operant conditioning and classical condition. Conditioning is used to make something happen or to invoke change. Both of these condition methods are based off of two distinct theories of learning behaviors. Operant conditioning is based on favorable response to something that happens. For example if I were to do the dishes and my dad gave me 5 dollars every time I did the dishes then I would probably start doing them more and especially if I get 5 dollars every time I did them then I would probably start taking it occasionally. This kind of reinforcement is known as positive reinforcement where the action is favored and a positive consequence comes out of it. On the contrary when the behavior is shut down and rejected and the person doing the behavior receives a bad response that is known as a negative reinforcement. For example if a child were curse and the parent were to yell at them and
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Negy during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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