OPERANT BEHAVIOR

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behavior which generates an impact upon the surroundings and whose probability of happening again is influenced by consequences. Operant behavior is almost synonymous with deliberate actions.

OPERANT BEHAVIOR: "Operant behavior is studied heavily by psychology majors."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPERANT BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/operant-behavior/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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