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11 Cards in this Set

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Over time the conditioned response disappears when not reinforced.
Apparatus used to shape animal behavior using operant conditioning
Skinner Box
Stimulus (such as money) that becomes a reinforcer through its link with a primary reinforcer (such as enjoyment of a movie)
Secondary Reinforcer
A previously neutral event that elicits a response after pairing with an unconditioned stimulus.
Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
Responding in a similar way to a similar stimulus
Responding in a different way to a similar stimulus.
Stimulus that is naturally rewarding, such as food, water, or extra sleep.
Primary Reinforcer
Russian scientist who began the study of classicial conditioning.
Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936)
A relatively permanent change in behavior that results from experience.
This elicits a predictable response without previous training
UCS (Unconditioned Stimulus)
Process of influencing behavior by using unpleasant stimuli.
Aversive Conditioning