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Operant Conditioning/punishment And Reinforcement

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Operant Conditioning/Punishment and Reinforcement
An assessment of the basic principles of Operant Conditioning, Punishment, and Reinforcement.

  
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1.  In Operant Conditioning, the specific object or event that influences a behavior is the:
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2.  On the first day of class, Derek draws an obnoxious picture on the blackboard and the entire class laughs.  As a result of the attention from the other students, Derek draws an obnoxious picture on the blackboard for the rest of the week.  His behavior is the result of:
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3.  Bill began running track and field because it kept him healthy.  After winning a few medals, he noticed that his friends looked up to him more and he became more popular.  Because the medal is associated with winning and praise from his friends, Bill begins to focus all his attention on winning medals.  The "medal" is an example of a:
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4.  This type of learning occurs when an already existing stimulus is removed to decrease the likelihood of a behavior.
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5.  Student "A" sees Student "B" get a gold star on his name tag for picking up trash in the hallway.  As a result, Student "A" starts picking up trash in the hallway in hopes of also recieving a gold star.  This is an example of:
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