Difference in classical and operant conditioning

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Learning in psychology(esp. Behavioral Psychology) is through clasical or operant conditioning. Its a change in behaviour depending on the envionment.

Classical Conditioning

Pavlo's dog experiment was Classical conditioning. Conditional Stimulas(Bell) comes before the change in action.

Opernant Conditioning

Consequences lead to change in voluntary behavior

Reinforcement

Eg. Giving a child candy for doing something good. Conditioning is after the action.

Punishment

Eg. Beating a child for doing something wrong.

Published on: 2nd December, 2020