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Operant Conditoning Principle

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If a parent intentionally ignores a child's misbehavior, this is an example of which operant conditioning principle?

A. Extinction

B. Negative reinforcement

C. Positive reinforcement

D. Punishment

E. Shaping

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d punishment

Thanks ttalbot, wasnt too sure about the correct answer to this question. was confused between punishment and negative reinforcement

Edited by Moi

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The sites are saying the answer to this q is negative reinforcement

I still agree with ttalbot- D. Punishment

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I agree with you guys too

It's shocking how much these sites get it wrong hey!

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I have only come across this question where the child stops misbehaving as a result of no attention from parents and then the answer being EXTINCTION....I hope everyone agrees??

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