Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz

  1.  
    _______ increase the frequency of a behavior.
  2.  
    Define Reinforcement
  3.  
    In operant conditioning, a procedure in which reinforcement guides toward closer approximations of the desired goal
  4.  
    A punishment are _______ ________ that when they are applied, decrease the frequency of the behavior they follow
  5.  
    What is discrimination ?
  6.  
    Based on the principles of classical conditioning a fear- technique that involves exposing the individual to a harmless stimulus until fear responses to that stimulus are extinguished
  7.  
    ___________ is the tendency to respond in the same way to stimuli that have similar characteristics
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Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz (Answer Key)

  1.  
    _______ increase the frequency of a behavior.
    Rewards
  2.  
    Define Reinforcement
    a stimulus or event that follows a response and increase the frequency that respond
  3.  
    In operant conditioning, a procedure in which reinforcement guides toward closer approximations of the desired goal
    Shaping
  4.  
    A punishment are _______ ________ that when they are applied, decrease the frequency of the behavior they follow
    unwanted events
  5.  
    What is discrimination ?
    The ability to distinguish the conditioned stimulus from other stimuli that are similar
  6.  
    Based on the principles of classical conditioning a fear- technique that involves exposing the individual to a harmless stimulus until fear responses to that stimulus are extinguished
    Flooding
  7.  
    ___________ is the tendency to respond in the same way to stimuli that have similar characteristics
    Generalization

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