Flashcards in operant conditioning Deck (6)
who created operant conditioning
the effect of increasing the operant, that is the behaviour occurring just before the reinforcer.
has a bar or a pedal on one wall that, when pressed, causes a little mechanism to release food pellet into the cage.
the original scenario, when someone does something good, they get rewarded.
fixed ratio schedule
its a continuous schedule that the subject must follow, for example the rat presses the pedal three times. it gets a treat.