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Unformatted text preview: not get an award for doing something they thought was right they would eventually quit doing it which is part of operant conditioning. It is also true of positive and negative reinforcement. If a child gets rewarded for bringing home good grades, they are more than likely going to continue to bring home good grades; this is considered positive reinforcement. Whereas, if they were to extra homework to do for bringing home a bad grade, then they are not going to continue to bring home bad grades; this is negative reinforcement. They will try to bring home better grades so that they do not have the extra homework. So all behaviors are linked one way or another. Although we have superstitious behavior, we learn from operant conditioning which can be positive or negative reinforcement, which leads to punishment if it is negative reinforcement....
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09