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Unformatted text preview: d. Potential for abuse when using physical punishment e. Imitation: the one whose behavior is being punished imitates the punisher. *kids who receive physical punishment often are physically more aggressive towards others Question: whats your personal feeling? Rules for Punishment: 1. define the target behavior--one to decrease and one to increase. *Punishment will only decrease a target behavior. It does not by itself teach the right behavior. *this is where you deliberately plan to reinforce another behavior. 2. select appropriate punishers; use the mildest punisher that will reduce the rate of the behavior (one that is effective) 3make punishment immediate and ceetain 4. use extinction and or 5. monitor results. THE BARRON RULE FOR PHYSICAL PUNISHMENT: Only use physical punishment if the behavior is potentially harmful for self or others...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSYC 3480 taught by Professor Barron during the Spring '08 term at GCSU.
- Spring '08