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Unformatted text preview: Operant Conditioning-Change, influence behavior through reward and/or punishment-Reward works better than punishment-Behavior change token economy o Select target behaviors, make reinforcement contingent on desired responses o Fine in mental health wards, prisons, kindergartens o But to control broad aspects of human behavior? Learned approaches: Basic Assumptions-Nearly all behavior is learned-Objectivity and rigor in testing clear hypotheses is crucial-If internal variables cannot be considered, leaves only external-environmental ones-Change the environment and you change the behavior-Change society/culture and you change people?...
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- Spring '09
- Classical Conditioning