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Explain classical conditioning. Provide an example from your childhood that demonstrates this learning condition. After reading the section on operant conditioning, explain punishment vs. positive
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Operant conditioning is the use of consequences to modify the occurrence and form of behavior. [ [ [ Operant conditioning is distinguished from classical conditioning (also called respondent conditioning, or Pavlovian conditioning) in that operant conditioning deals with the modification of "voluntary behavior" or operant behavior. ] ] ]
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User: Explain classical conditioning. Provide an example from your childhood that demonstrates this learning condition. After reading the section on operant conditioning, explain punishment vs. positive reinforcement.

Weegy: Operant conditioning is the use of consequences to modify the occurrence and form of behavior. [ [ [ Operant conditioning is distinguished from classical conditioning (also called respondent conditioning, or Pavlovian conditioning) in that operant conditioning deals with the modification of "voluntary behavior" or operant behavior. ] ] ]
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User: What is the difference between classical and operant conditioning? Provide an example of each type of conditioning.

Weegy: Classical conditioning just involves the pairing of stimuli and the association that results between the two. A behavior that would normally be the result of one stimulus becomes the result of the other also due to the association created. [ Pavlov's dogs salivating at the sound of the bell they'd come to associate with being fed is an example. Operant conditioning requires that the subject perform some action (and that the action is either rewarded or punished to either encourage or dicourage the behavior.) It's usually used for behavior modification. ]
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