Fixed-Ratio and a Reinforcement Schedule: Examples & Definition


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Fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement are associated with which type of learning?

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1. Fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement are one of ____ types of schedules of reinforcement.

2. In the context of fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement, fixed means ___.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how to better influence the world around us, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of fixed ratio and reinforcement schedules. 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
  • Definition of fixed
  • What becomes the reinforcer in a given scenario
  • Who can use fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement

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 ratio and reinforcement schedules lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding who can use fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of traditional schedules of reinforcement

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to keep your employees returning, review the corresponding lesson on Fixed Ratio and a Reinforcement Schedule: Examples & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement is
  • Describe how the reinforcement relates to operant conditioning
  • Understand the importance of the non-variability of time in the reinforcement
  • Appreciate the ways this type of reinforcement can be used