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Unformatted text preview: Behaviorism and complex behaviors (fear) Fear conditioning and the amygdala video Operant conditioning Edward Thorndike (1874 ‐ 1949) Law of effect B.F. Skinner (1904 ‐ 1990) Operant behavior Reinforcement vs. punishment Positive vs. negative The Skinner Box Some features to consider Primary reinforcers Secondary reinforcers Overjusticaition effect Reinforcement schedules Two levels: Interval vs. ratio Fixed vs. variable Fixed interval (FI) Fixed ratio (FR) Variable interval (VI) Variable ratio (VR) Which is less susceptible to extinction? Reinforcement schedules Superstitious behavior?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '04 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '04