OPERANT BEHAVIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 130 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." Related Psychology Terms ANTISOCIAL REACTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development HALL, G. (GLANVILLE) STANLEY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION JAMES, WILLIAM (1842-1910) HABIT SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) WUNDT, WILHELM MAX, (1832— 1920) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPERANT BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/operant-behavior/ (accessed July 1, 2022).