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principles of reinforcement in operant conditioning

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800 word paper in which you examine the theory of operant conditioning. In your examination, be sure to address the following items:

1 Describe the theory of operant conditioning.

2 Compare and contrast positive and negative reinforcement.

3 Determine which form of reinforcement is the most effective. Explain your reasoning

4 Select a scenario in which you would apply operant conditioning to shape behavior.

5 Create a reinforcement schedule for your selected behavior.

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operant conditioning, reinforcement