Primary Reinforcers: Definition & Examples


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The concept of primary reinforcers is grounded in the principles of _______

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1. What distinguishes primary reinforcers from other types of reinforcers is that they possess _______

2. _____ is considered a primary reinforcer

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Primary reinforcers are an important aspect of psychology, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their principles and effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on several aspects of primary reinforcers, including:

  • The principles and characteristics of primary reinforcers
  • Examples of primary reinforcers
  • The behavioral impacts of primary reinforcers

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between items that are and aren't primary reinforcers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the behavioral impacts of primary reinforcers

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Primary Reinforcers: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define primary reinforcer
  • Differentiate primary reinforcers from other types of reinforcers
  • Familiarize yourself with several examples of primary reinforcers