malott ch 3

malott ch 3 - Escape response One that removes or reduces...

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Escape response One that removes or reduces an aversive stimulus Aversive stimulus (negative reinforcer) A stimulus that increases the future frequency of a response Its removal (termination) follows The stimulus is removed rather than presented The escape principle A response becomes more likely if it has removed or reduced an  aversive stimulus in the past Escape contingency The response contingent removal of an aversive stimulus resulting in  an increased frequency of that response  Differential reinforcement of an alternative behavior The replacement of an inappropriate response with a specific  appropriate response that produces the same reinforcing outcome Functional assessment An assessment of the contingencies responsible for behavioral  problems Three Functional assessment strategies Interview o Talk to the person with the behavior problem and those who 
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