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I help Cameron learn to play a guitar by guiding him through a sequence of reinforced behaviors, such as holding the guitar, tuning the guitar, and properly fingering simple chords. In the operant
conditioning perspective, this is called A. shaping. C. latent learning. B. gradual reinforcement. D. graded reinforcement.
A. Shaping. Shaping is a form of operant conditioning in which the increasingly accurate approximations of a desired response are reinforced.
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User: I help Cameron learn to play a guitar by guiding him through a sequence of reinforced behaviors, such as holding the guitar, tuning the guitar, and properly fingering simple chords. In the operant conditioning perspective, this is called A. shaping. C. latent learning. B. gradual reinforcement. D. graded reinforcement.

Weegy: A. Shaping. Shaping is a form of operant conditioning in which the increasingly accurate approximations of a desired response are reinforced.
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