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Can someone please tell me if I am defining operant conditioning correctly:
Operant conditioning is a process of increasing or decreasing a specific behavior through reinforcement (positive or negative), punishment or extinction. The person operates based on the environment through learned discriminative stimulus.

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  1. The orriginal question:
    Define operant conditioning and discuss how this method works to increase desired behavior.

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  2. If behavior is rewarded after it is done, that behavior is likely to be repeated. Punishment leads to a temporary suppression of the behavior, while nonreward (neither reward nor punishment) follows the behavior, it will go to extinction.

    This article might help a little more.

    http://www.members.cox.net/dagershaw/lol/Tantrums.htm

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  3. Thank you

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