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Chapter 4: Environmental Arrangement to Prevent Contextually Inappropriate Behavior Guided Notes Introduction What do we mean by “Describe Inappropriate Behavior”?
Why is this important?
Motivation All behavior serves a purpose In applied behavior analysis (ABA) motivation goes against someone’s “will” to do something If we say a child had a tantrum because he wanted to does not tell us the reason he wanted to We should not rely on unobservable phenomenon (e.g., feelings) as explanations of motivation If we say a child did something because she was frustrated or bored, it does not tell us the reason she was frustrated or bored Identifying the reason for a behavior as lying solely within the child (e.g., feelings, personality, disability) _______________ to consider the context, and as such, prevents us from addressing the contextual reason for the behavior People behave in order to get something (reinforcement) that has historically been received

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