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occurs when an organism acquires a response that decreases or ends some aversive stimulation
occurs when an organism acquires a response that prevents some aversive stimulation from occurring
events that acquire reinforcing qualities by being associated with primary reinforcers
the reinforcer is given for the first response after a variable time interval has elapsed; the interval length varies around a predetermined avrage
learning that is not apparent from behavior when it first occurs
events that are inherently reinforcing because the satisfy biological needs
cues that influence operant behavior by indicating the probable consequences (reinforcement or nonreinforcement) of a response
occurs when an organism continues to make a response after delivery of the reinforcer for it has been terminated
a form of learning in which voluntary responses come to be controlled by their consequences
occurs when an organism that has learned a response to a specific stimulus responds in the same way to new stimuli that are similar to the original stimulus
the circumstances or rules that determine whether responses lead to the presentation of reinforcers
occurs when every instance of a designated response is reinforced
the gradual weakening and disappearance of a conditioned response tendency
a small enclosure in which an animal can make a specific response that is systematically recorded while the consequences of the repsonse are controlled
in classical conditioning, consists of any presentation of a stimulus or pair of stimuli
a previously neutral stimulus that has, through conditioning, acquired the capacity to evoke a conditioned response
the reinforcer is given after a fixed number of nonreinforced responses
a stimulus that evokes an unconditioned resoinse without previous conditioning
an unlearned reaction to an unconditioned stimulus that occurs without previous conditioning
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occurs when an organism that has learned a response to a specific stimulus does not respond in the same way to new stimuli that are similar to the original stimulus
the reappearance of an extinguished response after a period of nonexposure to the conditioned stimulus
a specific pattern of presentation of reinforcers over time
any relatively durable change in behavior or knowledge that is due to experience
refers to the initial stage of learning something
occurs when an organism's responding is influenced by the observation of others, who are called models
a learned reaction to a conditioned stimulus that occurs because of previous conditioning
occurs when a response is strengthened because it is followed by the removal of an aversive (unpleasant) stimulus
creates a graphic record of responding and reinforcement in a Skinner box as a function of time
the reinforcer is given for the first response that occurs after a fixed time interval has elapsed
occurs when an event following a response weakens the tendency to make that response
a type of learning in which a stimulus acquires the capacity to evoke a response that was originially evoked by another stimulus
when a conditioned stimulus functions as if it were an unconditioned stimulus
occurs when an event following a response increases an organism's tendency to make that response
the reinforcer is given after a variable number of nonreinforced responses
occurs when a designated reponse is reinforced only some of the time
the reinforcement of closer and closer approximations of a desired response
occurs when a response is strengthed because it is followed by the presentation of a rewarding stimulus

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