This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101,Chapter 4: Learning and Behavioral Theory.
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F. Skinner is considered the father of behaviorism.
the original classical conditioning experiments, the sound of the bell
is considered the conditioned response.
In the original classical conditioning experiments,
the salivation after being presented with food is considered an unconditioned
Operant conditioning, the response comes after the consequence.
reinforcement refers to adding something positive in order to increase
the probability of a behavior occurring.
reinforcement refers to the adding of something negative in order to
reduce the probability of a behavior occurring.
machines work well because they are based on a variable ratio schedule of
using a candy machine again after losing money one time represents a major
problem with variable interval schedules of reinforcement.
experiments in classical conditioning were originally developed by Ivan
Pavlov after accidentally stumbling on the phenomenon.
could be considered synonymous with learning in that a conditioned
response occurs only after it has been learned.