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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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- Fall '07