Fixed Interval: Examples & Definition


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Fixed-Interval schedules of reinforcement are grounded in the principles of

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1. There are _____ types of identified schedules of reinforcement

2. In the context of operant conditioning, fixed means

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at what can make us do the things we do, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of fixed intervals. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding where the fixed-interval schedules of reinforcement comes from as well as knowing how many types of identified schedules of reinforcement exist.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Principles under which fixed intervals are found
  • Number of traditional schedules of reinforcement
  • What fixed means
  • Definition of interval
  • Uses of fixed intervals

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related fixed intervals lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the uses of fixed intervals and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as fixed and interval

Additional Learning

To learn more about what getting that paycheck will do for us, review the corresponding lesson on Fixed Interval: Examples & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what fixed interval is
  • Understand the interval's relationship with operant conditioning
  • Appreciate the non-variable nature of the rewards to its effectiveness
  • Describe the benefits of fixed interval schedules of reinforcement