The frequency of operant behavior is determined majorly by consequent stimuli

The frequency of operant behavior is determined

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The frequency of operant behavior is determined majorly by consequent stimuli. Discriminated operant behavior is limited to specific stimuli, and this behavior can be shaped or maintained by consequence stimuli. The consequence of stimuli is subject to regulation through reinforcement or punishment. It is well to note that the consequences only have an impact on future behavior. In discriminated operant response, this means that the consequences of the behavior will determine whether an individual will repeat the same behavior or not. For instance, if a person rushes through a red light and does not get caught, he or she is likely to do it again. However, if the person gets caught or gets into an accident, he is not likely to repeat the same mistake. Consider the case of dog training. A person might want to train his dog to lift his paw every time it hears the word hello. In the beginning, the person will say hello, lift the dog's paw to give it the instructions. To get the dog to participate, the owner will have treats nearby.
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DISCRIMINATED OPERANT RESPONSE CLASS 2 Every time he says hello and the dog lifts its paw, he will give the dog a treat. Every time the dog doesn't raise its paw after hearing hello, the owner will rebuke it saying 'bad dog!' This is the perfect case to describe the discriminative operant response.
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