Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.1 - Ethology Led to Modern Behavioral Biology - 52.1 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1118: 1


Conditioned reflexes refers to the subconscious association between a stimulus and an anticipated response. Operant conditioning refers to a method of learning, or training, involving an animal and a motivator. The main difference between the two is that operant conditioning involves the intentional learning of a trait.

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