TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 2 Part VI

TAMIU Psychology - March 7 2008 P s y c h o lo g y Variable Interval Variable Interval Schedule – Reinforcement occurs unpredictably the interval

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Unformatted text preview: March 7, 2008 [ P s y c h o lo g y ] Variable Interval Variable Interval Schedule – Reinforcement occurs unpredictably; the interval varies. Relatively low response rates, but they are steady because the nonhuman animal or person cannot predict when reward will come. In a class with pop quizzes, you study at a slow but steady rate because you can’t anticipate the next quiz. Shaping – Reinforcement delivered for successive approximations of the desired response. Positive Punishment – Adding a stimulus that weakens a response and makes it less likely to recur. Negative Punishment – Taking away a stimulus that weakens a response and makes it less likely to recur. Positive Punishment (Adds stimulus and weakens the behavior) Negative Punishment (Takes stimulus away and weakens the behavior) You must run 4 extra laps in your gym class because you were late...
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TAMIU Psychology - March 7 2008 P s y c h o lo g y Variable Interval Variable Interval Schedule – Reinforcement occurs unpredictably the interval

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