Extinction Burst in Psychology: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is reinforcement?

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1. What is extinction?

2. What is an extinction burst?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be primarily assessed on psychological terms such as reinforcement, extinction, and extinction bursts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specifically, you will demonstrate your knowledge of:

  • Examples of extinction bursts
  • The definition of an extinction burst
  • The psychological definition of extinction
  • The psychological definition of reinforcement

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding behavioral psychology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about extinction bursts and surrounding vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson concerning extinction bursts

Additional Learning

To know more about extinction bursts, study our corresponding lesson, Extinction Burst in Psychology: Definition & Examples. Use this lesson to learn more of topics such as:

  • The extinction of reinforced behaviors
  • Applications of extinction
  • Applications of reinforcement