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Operant Conditioning: Schedules of Reinforcement

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This lesson will delineate and discuss the various schedules of reinforcement.

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This lesson will delineate and discuss the various schedules of reinforcement.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Variable Interval (VI)

    Reinforcement is delivered based on a varying amount of time elapsed.

  • Fixed Interval (FI)

    Reinforcement is delivered based on the same amount of time elapsed.

  • Variable Ratio (VR)

    Reinforcement is delivered based on a changing number of responses.

  • Fixed Ratio (FR)

    Reinforcement is delivered based on the same number of responses.

  • Schedule of Reinforcement

    A pattern or timetable that determines when a behavior will be reinforced and when it will not.