operant definition

  • adjective:
    • running to make impacts; effective.
    • Psychology Of, associated with, or becoming an answer that develops spontaneously and is identified by its reinforcing or inhibiting effects.
    • That operates to produce an effect.
    • Operative.
    • having influence or producing an impact
  • noun:
    • one which works.
    • mindset some operant behavior.
    • An operative person or thing.
    • A class of behavior that produces consequences by operating (for example., acting) upon the environmental surroundings.
    • person who works; an operator or operative; a member of staff or workman.
  • others:
    • performing; engaged in action; energetic; operative; efficient.

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