Unformatted text preview: Perform an action and someone responds in a certain way Reinforcing a behavior o Negative Reinforcement Get rid of an unpleasant stimulus o Punishment Teach someone a lesson Punish by withholding reinforcement, take away privileges, physical harm o Schedules of Reinforcement Continuous reinforcement Fixed ratio (fixed # of responses) Variable ratio (var. ratio of resp.) Fixed interval (fixed amt. of time) Variable interval (var. amt. time) o Shaping Reinforcing small behaviors leading to the “overall” behavior o...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Negy during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Fall '07