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Ivon Pavlov studied associative learning and came upon the idea of classical conditioning which he then developed. Edward Thorndike wrote "The Law of Effect" in 1911. This said that the consequences of a given behavior determine whether or not the behavior will survive. In other words, if something is rewarded, the behavior is likely to continue. If punished, the behavior
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Unformatted text preview: tends to diminish. To present day people it seems like common sense but at the time it wasn't. Consequences are what continue because they are what is continually reinforced and remembered. B.F. Skinner wrote The Behavior of Organisms in 1938. He added on to Thorndike's concepts and came up with the idea of the 'contingencies of reinforcement'....
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