What is Human Behavior? - Definition & Explanation


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Human behavior is important to psychology because:

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1. What did Pavlov discover?

2. Operant conditioning is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What have you learned about human behavior? This quiz and worksheet can evaluate how well you remember the information presented in the lesson. You will be quizzed on different types of conditioning and the definition of human behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on the following:

  • Definition of operant conditioning
  • Importance of a neutral stimulus in conditioning
  • Meaning of human behavior

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about conditioning in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as classical conditioning and operant conditioning

Additional Learning

Take a comprehensive look at human behavior by reviewing the associated lesson titled What is Human Behavior? - Definition & Explanation. You will encounter the following objectives:

  • Examine the meaning of human behavior
  • Look at the role that human behavior plays in psychology
  • Discover and understand classical conditioning
  • Differentiate between conditioned and unconditioned response
  • Investigate and define operant conditioning
  • Explore additional influences on human behavior