FUNCTIONAL OPERANT

the term used for the class of responses whose probability is changed by the imposition of an operant contingency. Lever presses of force greater than 0.2 N may be required for reinforcement.

FUNCTIONAL OPERANT: "The functional operant is a class of responses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL OPERANT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-operant/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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