Neuropsychology Psychology 162, Fall 2008

Meeting Times: Class: MWRF 2:00 pm Laboratory: R 8-10 or 10-12
Instructor: John H. Krantz Office: Science Center 151
Text: Physiology of Behavior 9th Ed.  by Carlson Phone: x7316

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Operant Conditioning Lab


  1. What Makes an Experiment
    1. In General
    2. Question
    3. Control
    4. Measurement (Operational Definitions)
    5. IV
    6. DV
  2. Current Experiment
    1. Describe Partial Reinforcement
    2. FR (15)
    3. FI (30)
    4. Number of responses till extinctions
    5. Extinction 5 minutes without response
  3. In groups
    1. What do you think the research question is?
    2. Identify IV
    3. Identify DV
    4. What are the measures?
    5. Identify all operational definitions?
    6. What are the limits of the study?
  4. During running will discuss with groups the write-ups.
  5. Assignment write draft of full procedure.
  6. Final assignment methods and results. Will discuss next week.