Psyc 103 Lecture 12

Psyc 103 Lecture 12 - But child learns to cry more frequent...

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Psyc 103 Lecture 12 05/11/2007 15:57:00 Operant Conditioning-punishment Punishment: any event that follows a response and decreases its likelihood of  occurring again Positive  o Adds something weaken behavior Neg-punishment o Takes away something weaken behavior Operant Conditioning Side effects of punishment o Increased aggression o Passive aggressiveness o Avoidance behavior o Modeling o Temporary  Punishment trap Class clown gets up and be disruptive Teacher has to get up and tell student to stop and student sits back down Teacher is negatively reinforced by student to stand up Class clown is positively reinforced by teacher to get attention to be told to sit  back down Another example: Child learns that if it cries, mom and dad will come in Mom and dad is not going to go if it cries more than five min
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Unformatted text preview: But child learns to cry more frequent to get attention, better off to go to child every time it cried Another example: Every time a child cries, parents come in for 42 months Every time behavior occurs, reinforcement was given By 42 months, reinforcement stops completely and extinction occurs o Fastest extinction, dropped quickly o Had the highest expectation in the beginning Slower extinction for reinforcing less o In gambling, you know you will lose the first couple of times before winning, so less expectations Successive approximations Schedule of reinforcement Reinforce cat to do certain acts Less reinforcement needed as cat reaches goal and less extinction will occur 05/11/2007 15:57:00 05/11/2007 15:57:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSYC 103 taught by Professor Pearlberg during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.

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