operant conditioning

noun

Definition of operant conditioning

  1. :  conditioning in which the desired behavior or increasingly closer approximations to it are followed by a rewarding or reinforcing stimulus — compare classical conditioning

First Known Use of operant conditioning

1941


Medical Dictionary

operant conditioning

noun

Medical Definition of operant conditioning

  1. :  conditioning in which the desired behavior or increasingly closer approximations to it are followed by a rewarding or reinforcing stimulus—compare classical conditioning


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