Operant Conditioning Exercise.docx - Operant Conditioning Exercise 15 points Directions Decide whether each example illustrates positive reinforcement

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Operant Conditioning Exercise 15 points Directions: Decide whether each example illustrates positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment, or negative punishment. Operant Conditioning Guide What is the behavior and what is the result? Does the result make the behavior more likely to happen in the future? o If yes, reinforcement. Does the make the behavior less likely to happen in the future? o If yes, punishment. Does the result add something? o If yes, positive. Does the result take something away? o If yes, negative. 1. A basketball player makes a shot and the crowd cheers. 2. A teenager sleeps in and misses breakfast. 3. A football player fumbles the ball and the crowd boos. 4. A person breaks a law and has to pay a fine. 5. A rat pushes a lever and the shock it is feeling stops.
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