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Unformatted text preview: belt. Operant conditioning (punishment) The flashing light is punishment The neglect behavior (not buckling belt) decreases Then Then operant conditioning (negative reinforcement- avoidance) The behavior of buckling seat belts increases 2. A professor has a policy of exempting students from the final exam if they maintain perfect attendance during the quarter. His students attendance increases dramatically. Operant conditioning Exempting from exam is negative reinforcement 3. Every time someone flushes a toilet in the apartment building, the shower becomes very hot and causes the person to jump back. Over time, the person begins to fear the sound of flush, and jumps back before the water temperature changes. Classical conditioning UCS: Hot water UCR: jumping back (= fear) CS: toilet flush(elicits conditioned fear)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2010 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Leader during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Spring '07