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Unformatted text preview: resulting in a decreased frequency of that response-generally, time-outs should be brief a couple of minutes or so-2 types of time-out o Exclusionary the person is excluded from the immediate setting (sitting in the empty classroom next door) Traditional time-out, also called seclusionary o Nonexclusionary the person remains in the immediate setting during time-out (sitting in a chair in the corner of the classroom) Thorndikes Law of Effect-responses made just prior to pleasant events are more likely to be repeated, while responses made just prior to unpleasant events are more likely to diminish o pleasant events are called satisfiers o unpleasant events are called annoyers-the effects of our actions determine whether we will repeat them-...
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