B.F> skinner - verbal behavior ( known for his experiments with animal behavior but he also gained recognitioning for his contributions to education through teaching machines and programmed learning (Skinner 1968).
Operant conditioning- refers to conditioning in which organism (human being) emits a response, or operant ( a sentence or utterance ) without necessary observable stimuli.
eg. child says "want milk" - parent gives milk- operant is reinforced- repeated-becomes conditioned.
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