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Unformatted text preview: electric shock. Operant Conditioning -Idea discovered by Edward Lee Thorndike around 1900-Law of effect: responses that lead to satisfying consequences are more likely to be repeated-Assiociated with B.F. Skinner (1904-1990; hardcore determinist. . free will is a delusion)-Skinner probably the most influential psychologist over the past 80 years -S-R psychology -Reinforcement: Positive(getting a paycheck) and Negative( Seat belt noise) (cause the preceding behavior to be more likely…Strengthens a response) -Punishment (causes the preceding behavior to be more likely…strengthens a response)-Aversive Conditioning trying to train someone to like something Factoring Affecting OC-Gradient of reinforcement (timeliness…the quicker, the better)-Complexity of behavior (skinner box; shaping; successive approximations)-Schedule of reinforcement; Ratio schedule vs. interval schedule and fixed vs. variable Alexander Bandera = 0bservation learning...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course PSYCH 1100 taught by Professor Natev during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
- Spring '08
- Classical Conditioning