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Operant conditioning

A type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher

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What is the difference between operant and classical conditioning?

Classical involves respondent behavior; behavior that occurs as an automatic response to some stimulus while operant conditioning involves operant behavior- behavior that operates on the environment, producing consequences

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What is a cognitive map?

A mental representation of your environment