OPERANT PARADIGM By N., Sam M.S. - 84 1. the experimental arrangement of a contingency between a consequence and operant response. 2. more commonly, the presumption that a lot of human actions are managed by their consequences. OPERANT PARADIGM: "The operant paradigm was proven wrong in this case." Related Psychology Terms Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case Identifying Relevant Theories and Models LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) RORSCHACH TEST OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Legality and Ethics for Case Management Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPERANT PARADIGM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/operant-paradigm/ (accessed October 1, 2022).