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Is stimlulus-response example of how behavior reinforcement works?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Classical v. Operant
Stimulus-response theory relates to pavlovian or classical conditioning (think about the experiments with food, a bell, and salivation).
Behavioral reinforcement is a part of what is called operant conditioning (sometimes called "instrumental conditioning). A behavior is strengthened by a reinforcer provided in response to the desired behavior. To learn more, read about "conditioning.".

In brief: Classical v. Operant
Stimulus-response theory relates to pavlovian or classical conditioning (think about the experiments with food, a bell, and salivation).
Behavioral reinforcement is a part of what is called operant conditioning (sometimes called "instrumental conditioning). A behavior is strengthened by a reinforcer provided in response to the desired behavior. To learn more, read about "conditioning.".
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