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This example is operant conditioning because school performance is a voluntary behavior. The credit card is a positive reinforcement because it is given and it increases the behavior.
3. Your car has a red, flashing light that blinks annoyingly if you start the car without buckling the seat belt. You become less likely to start the car without buckling the seat belt.
4. You eat a new food and then get sick because of the flu. However, you develop a dislike for the food and feel nauseated whenever you smell it.
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The nausea to the new food is the CR. 5. An individual receives frequent injections of drugs, which are administered in a small examination room at a clinic. The drug itself causes increased heart rate but after several trips to the clinic, simply being in a small room causes an increased heart rate.
6. A lion in a circus learns to stand up on a chair and jump through a hoop to receive a food treat.
7. A professor has a policy of exempting students from the final exam if they maintain perfect attendance during the quarter. His students’ attendance increases dramatically.
8. After a bad car accident, a student cringes and breaks into a sweat at the sound of squealing brakes.
9. You check the coin return slot on a pay telephone and find a quarter. You find yourself checking other telephones over the next few days.

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