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Behavior Learning: Theories & Concept

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Behavior learning is a theory that shows that _____.

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1. John B. Watson conducted an experiment proving that _____.

2. An everyday example of classical conditioning is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Behaviorl learning is a theory designed to inform us about why we do the things that we do, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. Some topics you'll be assessed on are the definition of behavior learning, John B. Watson's contributions to the study of behavior learning, and an example of classical conditioning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of behavior learning
  • Major contributors to the field of behavior learning
  • Examples of conditioning

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related behavior learning lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding this social psychology behavior theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what behavior learning is and the major theorists in this area

Additional Learning

To learn more about this theory, review the accompanying lesson on Behavior Learning. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define behavior, behaviorism and behaviorist
  • Define and identify examples of behavior learning
  • Differentiate between positive and negative reinforcement
  • Define conditioning and differentiate between classical and operant conditioning
  • Understand John B. Watson's and Ivan Pavlov's contributions to the field of behavior learning
  • Understand who B.F. Skinner was and his invention of the Skinner Box
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