BEH225 Skinner Article

Feb 3rd, 2012
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This is a paper for BEH225, exploring the learning process as applied by B.F. Skinner's operant conditioning research...................................................................................

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Psychologists routinely research various behaviors, and their research often opens doors to progressive, new ways of thinking. Such is the case with B.F. Skinner. B. F. Skinner pioneered research into operant conditioning. Operant conditioning is a particular response acting on the environment to produce a specific consequence, such as an animal pawing, or pushing on a latch to release food.In operant conditioning, a learning process is applied to elicit a desired response. B.F. Skinner came up with the idea to accelerate a desired response through various forms of motivation, such allowing

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