Flashcards in Conditioned Reinforcement Deck (5)
What are primary reinforcers?
basic needs. Food, water, sex etc...
what are conditioned reinforcers?
Not a primary reinforcer
A consequent stimulus that acquires reinforcing properties during the lifetime of the organism.
Organisms use conditioned reinforcers to predict the imminent delivery of another reinforcer.
How is a conditioned reinforcer created?
Start with a neutral stimulus:pair the neutral stimulus with a backup reinforcer.
What are generalized conditioned reinforcers?
When things that are similar to the conditioned reinforcer emit the same response. (little albert)