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Definition Answer % Correct
Take away something bad to increase the probability of a response:Negative reinforcement
74.1%
Receive something good to increase the probability of response:Positive reinforcement
71.8%
Learned response:Conditioned response
59.2%
Gradual decrease and elimination of the conditioned response when the conditioned stimulus is presented repeatedly without the unconditioned response:Extinction
58.6%
Decreasing the probability of a response:Punishment
58.6%
Automatic response to an unconditioned stimulus that occurs without learning:Unconditioned response
57.7%
Founding Father of classical conditioning:Ivan Pavlov
53.8%
Increasing the probability of a response:Reinforcement
53.8%
Pleasant stimulus taken away to decrease probability of a response:Negative punishment
53.5%
Initially neutral stimulus becomes associated with the unconditioned stimulus through conditioning:Conditioned stimulus
49%
Acquiring behaviors as a result of the outcome or consequence of those behaviors:Operant conditioning
47.9%
Unpleasant stimulus is given to decrease the probability of a response:Positive punishment
47.3%
Definition Answer % Correct
Biologically significant stimulus that produces an automatic response:Unconditioned stimulus
44.2%
Sudden reemergence of an extinguished conditioned response after a delay:Spontaneous recovery
41.4%
Reinforcing behaviors that aren’t quite the target behavior but that are progressively closer versions of it:Shaping
35.8%
Any process through which experience at one time can alter an individual’s behavior at a future time:Learning
30.7%
Decline in the magnitude of a reflexive response when the stimulus is repeated several times in succession:Habituation
22.3%
Linking a number of interrelated behaviors to form a longer series:Chaining
21.1%
Learning that isn’t directly observable:Latent learning
20%
Behaviors that we reinforce only occasionally are slower to extinguish than those we reinforce continuously:Partial reinforcement
14.9%
Pattern of reinforcing a behavior:Schedule of reinforcement
11%
Founding Father of classical conditioning studied:Digestion in dogs
6.8%
A less frequently performed behavior can be increased by reinforcing it with a more frequent behavior:Premack Principle
6.8%
Tendency of an extinguished conditioned response to return when revisiting the original conditioning environment:Renewal effect
5.4%

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