Lecture 13 - Class Business Class cancelled THIS Friday(9/30 Exam next week Friday IN CLASS Operant Conditioning Sona slides on Blackboard My Email

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Class Business { Class cancelled THIS Friday (9/30) { Exam next week z Friday (10/7/11) IN CLASS! { Sona slides on Blackboard { My Email has been faulty the past few weeks… 12 Operant Conditioning 23 Operant vs. Classical Conditioning { Key Difference: z Classical conditioning = learn that events signal outcomes z Operant conditioning = learn that your own actions produce outcomes 24 The Law of Effect { If a response is followed by a satisfying consequence, it will be strengthened. { If followed by an unsatisfying consequence, it will be weakened. z Discriminative Stimulus: z Sets the occasion for a response to be followed by reinforcement or punishment. 25
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Operant Conditioning Overview Increased likelihood of responding similarly in the future Decreased likelihood of responding similarly in the future Something Given Positive Reinforcement Positive Punishment Something Taken Away 26 Reinforcement { Response consequences that increase the likelihood of responding in a similar way again.
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course PSYC 120 taught by Professor Bethlebreton during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture 13 - Class Business Class cancelled THIS Friday(9/30 Exam next week Friday IN CLASS Operant Conditioning Sona slides on Blackboard My Email

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