Psychology (Unit 2) LEARNING- Operant conditioning

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What is operant conditioning?
Learning through association between the correct action and rewards
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Define positive reinforcement (OC)
something desired is given in response to the desired behaviour to encourage REPITITION
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Define negative reinforcement (OC)
something undesired is taken away in response to a behaviour to encourage a CHANGE
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What is punishment (OC)?
something unpleasant to STOP a behaviour
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What is a primary reinforcer (OC)?
A reward given that is a basic need (e.g food)
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What is a secondary reinforcer (OC)?
A reward given that isn't a basic need, but can satisfy one (e.g money,good grades)
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Define negative reinforcement (OC)

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What is punishment (OC)?

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What is a primary reinforcer (OC)?

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