HW 6 Shaping Morphy and Reflections on Jumpy

HW 6 Shaping Morphy and Reflections on Jumpy - Psych 1071...

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Psych 1071 Homework 6 - Shaping Morphy Resources: Ch. 6, pp. 224-228; PsykTrek Simulation 4; SHAPING BASICS 1. What is shaping? 2. How are reinforcements used in shaping? And how should reinforcement change as the behavior changes (approximates the goal)? SHAPING MORPHY - PsykTrek Simulation 4 1. Consider Morphy’s repertoire of behaviors. List each behavior: 2. Which set of behaviors do you want to reinforce? (list them individually) 3. Session 1: Shaping Morphy to Press the Lever 15 Times Complete the shaping session and report your shaping performance below Number of reinforcements ______ Duration in minutes: ______ 4. Session 2: Improve your technique in getting Morphy to press the lever 15 times (i.e., reduce the number of reinforcements and time that it takes) or shape Morphy to respond in a different way (stay standing in the center; walk in circles, etc., your choice.) Describe the response you shaped: Number of reinforcements ______ Duration in minutes: ______
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Due: Wed., 3/12/2008
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PSYCH 1071 taught by Professor Curby during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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HW 6 Shaping Morphy and Reflections on Jumpy - Psych 1071...

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