Respondent and Operant Behaviors
In the science of behavior analysis there are two types of conditioning. Respondent behaviors can be thought of as reflexes that are elicited by stimuli. While operant behaviors can be thought of as behaviors that are maintained by environmental consequences and evoked by environmental stimuli.
- In correct ABC (three term contingency) format, provide three operant examples and explain why they are operant conditioning.
- In correct S-R (two term contingency) format, provide three examples of respondent conditioning and explain why they are respondent.