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Unformatted text preview: - differential reinforcement of alternative behavior – reinforce a functional equivalent behavior, a more appropriate alternative response- in most cases, you need to use a prompt to get the desirable alternative behavior going *Functional assessment – an assessment of the contingencies responsible for behavioral problems- 3 ways to do a functional assessment:-interview-observe-intervene *Sick social cycle – aversive response leads to an escape response, which reinforces the aversive response- parsimony – the use of no unnecessary concepts, principles, or assumptions- skinner began behavior analysis-past consequences cause current behavior- psychoanalysis -past experience causes current behavior by channeling unconscious mental forces...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course PSYC 305 taught by Professor Lavond during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07