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Instrumental/Operant conditioning: Read Chapter 5 34) What is the difference between elicited and emitted behaviors? Elicited behaviors are extracted. Emitted behaviors are given off. 35) What is the difference between discrete trial procedures and free operant procedures? Discrete trial procedures end in the removal of the subject from the apparatus. Free operant procedures allow the subject to repeat a response repeatedly without constraint. What is the difference between Instrumental and Operant conditioning?
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Unformatted text preview: Instrumental involves action/consequence pairings whereas operant involves stimulus/response pairings. 36) Explain Thorndike’s work with cats and puzzle boxes. Thorndike locked cats in boxes and required them to perform a certain task to escape. He concluded that the results did not so much show intelligence as stimulus/response learning. 37) Operant conditioning is said to involve a three-part association. What are the three parts? 38) Explain magazine training and shaping....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 281 taught by Professor Phelan during the Spring '07 term at St. John Fisher College.

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