Premack Principle: Definition & Example


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In instrumental conditioning, _____.

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1. Which of the following is an example of the Premack Principle?

2. According to the Premack Principle, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Premack Principle and its components will be covered in the worksheet. After reading through it, see what knowledge you acquired by completing an accompanying quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz cover the following topics:

  • An example of the Premack Principle
  • Instrumental conditioning
  • How teachers could use the Premack Principle in school
  • Premack's view of reinforcers compared to other views on reinforcers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related lesson on the Premack Principle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how teachers can utilize the Premack Principle
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the definition of instrumental conditioning

Additional Learning

Additional information can be gained if you utilize the lesson, Premack Principle: Definition & Example. You can complete these goals:

  • Learn what the Premack Principle states
  • Review applications of the Premack Principle
  • Know how the Premack Principle can be reinforced