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In conditioning, any behaviour or specific response chosen by the experimenter; its frequency is intended to increase or decrease by the judicious pairing with it of a reinforcer when it occurs.

Synonym: target behaviour, target response.

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... the food and the ring of the bell together you get the salivation again. Then, you may only ring the bell and the dog will salivate. :arrow: Operant Conditioning http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operant_conditioning It's all about the action effect. If you get a good result you'll tend to repeat ...

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... c. Imprintable behavior is not heritable 8. Psychologist B.F. Skinner creeated a box that taught behavior to animals inside it thorugh- a. operant conditioning b. reasoning c. fixed action pattern behavior d. classical conditioning

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