Learning 414 - Lecture 6
History- Instrumental/Operant Conditioning
E.L. Thorndike Animal Intelligence (1989)
The behavior is instrumental in producing the consequences.
First lab was in William James basement.
Viewed learning as a series of stimulus-re
Learning 414 Lecture 7- Punishment
Punishment is providing consequences for a response that reduces
the frequency of that response.
Punishment is NOT A REINFORCER!
Three Characteristics of Punishment
A behavior must
Learning 414 - Lecture 8 - Operant Applications
Skinner suggested that in operant procedures the environment selects
behavior in much the same way the environment selects species
An organism behaves in a certain way, and the environment
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