Trial and Error Learning

Trial and Error learning refers to phenomenon where learning occurs over repeated trials.

Insight Learning

Insight learning refers to the sudden realization of the solution of any problem without repeated trials or continuous practices.

Partial Reinforcement

Partial reinforcement, unlike continuous reinforcement, is only reinforced at certain intervals or ratio of time, instead of reinforcing the behavior every single time.

Continuous Reinforcement

Continuous reinforcement is a type of Schedule of Reinforcement that regularly affects behavior. In this form of schedule, every correct response is reinforced every single time.

Schedule of Reinforcement

The arrangements of reinforcement delivery are vital in the learning process that involves reinforcement techniques. Such arrangements of reinforcements are termed as Schedule of Reinforcement.  Schedule of reinforcement is a tactic used in operant conditioning that is critical in manipulating behavior.

Positive Vs Negative Reinforcement

Reinforcement is a fundamental concept of Operant Conditioning, whose major objective is to increase the rate of certain undesired behavior from occurring again.

Reinforcement can be further classified into two major parts

  1. Positive reinforcement

Negative Reinforcement

Reinforcement, unlike punishment, refers to the concept of Operant Conditioning, which deals with increasing the rate of behavior. Stimulus involved in the process of reinforcement is called reinforcer.

Positive Reinforcement

Reinforcement is a fundamental concept of Operant conditioning, whose main purpose is to strengthen or increase the rate of behavior. Contrary to Punishmentwhich makes use of various stimuli to decrease the rate of behavior, reinforcement helps increase certain behavior.

Positive vs Negative Punishment

Punishment is a fundamental concept of Operant Conditioning, whose major objective is to decrease the rate of certain undesired behavior from occurring again. Punishment can be further classified into two major parts

Negative Punishment

Punishment is an important concept used in the theory of Operant conditioning, whose main goal is to decrease the rate of certain undesired behavior from occurring again. There are two kinds of punishment

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