Reinforcer: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

2. Which is an example of a positive reinforcer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will require you to understand definitions of different types of reinforcers. Some questions will test you by providing you with four different statements. You will need to select either the single false statement or the single true statement. Other questions will have you choose examples of a particular term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following terms:

  • Reinforcers
  • Negative reinforcers
  • Positive reinforcers
  • Primary reinforcers
  • Secondary reinforcers

Skills Practiced

You will practice these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as primary reinforcers and secondary reinforcers
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as positive reinforcers and negative reinforcers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reinforcers

Additional Learning

This quiz also has a partner lesson titled Reinforcer: Definition & Examples. The lesson will give you more information on the various subtleties related to reinforcers. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define reinforcers
  • Explore positive and negative reinforcers
  • Understand primary reinforcers
  • Explain secondary reinforcers
  • Walk through examples of each type of reinforcer