Operant Conditioning

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  • Operant Conditioning
    • Associationist view of learning
    • Reinforcement
      • Negative
      • Positive
      • Punishment
    • Skinner 1964
      • Rat in box
        • Rat hit lever, get food
          • Rat learnt through trial and error
            • That the lever produced food
    • Example
      • Giving badges when achieving skills in gymnastics or distances in swimming
    • S-R bonds are strengthened/ formed by the reinforcement provided via the praise given


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