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Operant conditioning is distinguished from Pavlovian conditioning as operant conditioning deals with the modification of "voluntary behavior" through the use of consequences, while Pavlovian conditioning deals with the conditioning of behavior so that it occurs under new antecedent conditions. The word "Operant Conditioning" was used by B...
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The word "Operant Conditioning" was used by B.F.Skinner to clarify the effects of consequences of a specific conduct on the upcoming happening of that conduct. It can be categorized in four parts which are Positive and negative reinforcement, punishment and extinction. Positive and negative reinforcement help to make the conduct stronger, while punishment and extinction is a negative factor for the behavior and thus it weakens the activity or behavior...
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