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Learning Pre-Lab, F-08 (5 points)
The purpose of this pre-lab is to introduce you to two core areas of the psychology of learning: Classical and Operant Conditioning. Becoming familiar with the terms and how theyre used will be essential for understanding the lab/discussion and material in this section of the course. (Your answers will be collected in lab).
Part 1: Classical conditioning (2 points)
For this part of the pre-lab, read pages 195-202 in the text. Answer the question below:
Part 2: Operant conditioning (3 points)
For this part of the pre-lab, you can either read pages 202-210 in the text. Answer the questions below:Below is a list of examples of behaviors and consequences that affect how much a person does them. Please indicate for each example if it is positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, aversive punishment, or response cost.
B) Shortening a convict's sentence for good behavior: .5 point
C) Printing your name in the paper for speeding: .5 point
D) Losing driving privileges for missing curfew: .5 point
E) What would you have to know in order to say whether any of these were actually examples of "positive reinforcement," "negative reinforcement," or "aversive punishment, or "response cost"? 1 point:
__THAT THE LIKELIHOOD OF THE BEHAVIOR ACTUALLY CHANGED_____
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