Conditioned Reinforcement: Definition & Explanation

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What is conditioned reinforcement?

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1. What is primary reinforcement?

2. Which of the following is not an example of a primary reinforcer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Conditioned reinforcement is a key principle in psychological study, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of it as well as related theorems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions and details of:

  • Conditioned reinforcement
  • Primary reinforcement
  • Primary reinforcers
  • Learned associations

Skills Practiced

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

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast conditioned reinforcement and primary reinforcement
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define conditioned reinforcement and primary reinforcement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify examples and components of conditioned and primary reinforcement

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychological reinforcement, review the accompanying lesson Conditioned Reinforcement: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define conditioned reinforcement
  • Define primary reinforcement
  • Differentiate between conditioned and primary reinforcement and also see where they connect
  • Understand examples of conditioned and primary reinforcement
  • Define secondary reinforcement
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