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Positive Punishment: Definition & Examples

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What are positive punishments?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

2. What is a negative punishment?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Use this quiz to test your knowledge on B.F. Skinner's ideas of reinforcement and punishment. Check your understanding on various definitions and examples of these terms.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will test you on terms such as:

  • Reinforcement
  • Positive and negative punishment
  • Operant conditioning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related positive punishment lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as operant conditioning and positive punishment
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast terms such as reinforcement and punishment

Additional Learning

Would you like to know more about this topic? Check out the corresponding lesson titled Positive Punishment: Definition & Examples. It will meet the following objectives:

  • Define and provide examples of positive punishment
  • Differentiate between reinforcement and punishment
  • Learn about the research and findings of B.F. Skinner
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