Psychology. BHP315111. MODULE 2 – Operant Conditioning. Operant Conditioning. While Classical Conditioning is important and useful, it can’t explain every learned behaviour. It can’t explain voluntary behaviour; behaviour that we can control.
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This experiment led Thorndike to develop the law of effect. This states that a behaviour that is followed by ‘satisfying’ consequences is more likely to occur and a behaviour that is followed by ‘annoying’ consequences is less likely to occur.
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