Lecture October 09, 2007

Lecture October 09, 2007 - positively reinforces babys...

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October 09, 2007 E-mail address for experiment: www.psychdata.com/s.asp? SID=120562 . Operant Conditioning. o According to Skinner, behavior is an operant to achieve a certain state or avoid a certain state. Reinforcement Behavior more likely. Punishment Behavior less likely. Positive Stimulus follows Behavior. Pigeon gets good when pressing bar. Pigeon gets shock when pressing bar. Negative Stimulus is removed when Behavior occurs. Pigeon does not get shock when pressing bar. Pigeon does not get food when pressing bar. o Example Scenario: Mother: My baby wakes me up every night, but she is not hungry. Mother comforts the baby when she cries: Mother’s comforting
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Unformatted text preview: positively reinforces babys behavior. Baby stops crying when mother comes: Babys crying negatively reinforces mothers behavior. o Ratio Schedule: Pigeon gets reinforced after a certain number of behaviors. o Interval Schedule: Pigeon gets reinforced after a certain time interval has elapsed. o Fixed Schedule: Reinforcement after same number of responses/amount of time. o Variable Schedule: October 09, 2007 Reinforcement after slightly varying number of responses/amount of time....
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