The Behaviourist Approach - IHS Quiz

Behaviourism emphasises that...
The environment has an impact on an individual's behaviour, more so than innate qualities
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Operant conditioning is...
Learning through positive and negative reinforcement or punishment, i.e: a child being praised for sharing
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Classical conditioning is...
Learning through association, i.e; a child becoming frightened of dogs permanently after being bitten by a dog
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What did the Skinner box experiment involve?
Rats activated levers, resulting in the rewarding of treats for the rats
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Positive reinforcemnet is..
when a behaviour is reinforced by way of a reward
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Why has Skinner's Box experiment faced ethical criticism?
The animals were in very stressful and unpleasant conditions
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What is a real life application of classical conditioning?
Led to new treatments for phobias
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