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Unformatted text preview: resentation of aversive stim -b-negative punishment-removal of a positive stim E-Development of Humans: Language, Personality, and Child Rearing -1-speech-acquired through operant conditioning -a-vs. Chomsky’s Theory: Downloaded from: PSY3800BacWordList1.pdf Page 13 of 16 PSY 3800 – Personality Dr. Bacon Spring 2000 Vocabulary List – by Daniyel Hoffman -i-genetically programmed language facility (LF) allows for quick language acquisition (LAD-language acquisition device) -ii-operant conditioning = too slow to account for the speed of language growth -2-personality-rejects it in writing Beyond Freedom & Dignity (1971) -a-Walden Two (1948)-seems to indicate there is personality Skinner’s Reinforcement Varieties (Allen, p. 334) Term Reinforcement Positive Reinforcement Extinction Negative Reinforcement Punishment Downloaded from: PSY3800BacWordList1.pdf Definition -an event is contingent Upon prior performance of response (resp.) -resp. changes likelihood of bhv. occurrence in future situations process whereby stim. Increases likelihood of resp. when stim. Presented previously reinforced response not followed by reinforcer, causing decrease in response frequency process in which likelihood of response increases when it is followed by termination, reduction, or absence of aversive stim. likelihood of response decreases when it is followed by presentation of aversive stimulus Page 14 of 16 PSY 3800 – Personality Dr. Bacon Spring 2000 Vocabulary List – by Daniyel Hoffman Cattel & Eysenck (Ch 16) Cattel I. View of the Person A-Understanding the Person -1-eugenics-application of genetics to the improvement of human biological and physiological characteristics -2-inductive-hypothetico-deductive spiral- method of scientific research -a-detection of regularities in observational data leads to hyp -b-hyp leads to experimental consequences -c-experimental data leads to new regularities -d-reasoning first inductive, then deductive -i-inductive-specific to general -ii-deductive-general to specific B-Personality Defined-...
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