Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz

Question or Hint Answer or Word
  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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