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response, reinforcement
skinner demonstrated that superstitious behavior can be acquired through the coincidental pairing of a _______w/ a ________
removal of an aversive stimulus
In negative reinforcement, a behavior is strengthened by the...
continuous, partial
operant responses are learned most rapidly under a schedule of________reinforcement;responses are most resistant to extinction under a schedule of ________reinforcement
cognitive learning
-an organism leanrs a behavior b4 it can perform the behavior or be reinforced for it
-depends on mental processes such as thinking, problem solving, and mental imaging
insight learning
a mental process in which the restructuring of a problem into its component parts leads to the sudden realization of a solution to the problem
latent learning
a kind of "hidden" learning that occurs w/out apparent reinforcement and is not displayed until reinforcement is provided
observational learning
behaviors are acquired by observing and imitating the behaviors of others
the type of learning that invloves thinking, information processing, mental imaging, and problem solving is called _______learning
the chimp named sultan learned to reach bananas by attaching 2 sticks 2gether. this type of learning is called _____learning
the type of learning that occurs w/out any apparent reinforcement and that is not displayed at the time it is acquired is called ______ learning
observational learning
involves acquiring new behaviors by imitating the behavior of others