OPERANT CONDITIONING

initially explained by B.F. Skinner, the procedure wherein behavioral alterations take place as an act of the consequences of behavior. Commonly referred to as operant acquisition.

OPERANT CONDITIONING: "Skinner's operant conditioning is introduced to students during high school psychology courses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPERANT CONDITIONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/operant-conditioning/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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