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Unformatted text preview: the first place? What do you think should change so that when people get caught breaking the law that they learn not to do that again?-They need to be disciplined more or something of that nature. Jail is what it is. Without having a negative thing to associate with jail aside from the fact that they went to jail, people are just going to come out being the same druggie, thief, killer they were. Nothing makes them think, “Gee! Doing such and such would get me sent back to jail and bad things happen there! I think I’ll stop while I’m ahead!” 3. I see these two things as very similar. Dieting and drug addiction. In operant conditioning terms explain why most people are not successful when they attempt to diet. Why can’t people just eat less and exercise more. (hint: think in terms of negative reinforcement) Then explain why people who are addicted to drugs often have very difficult times trying to stop their drug use. Why can’t they just stop? (see above hint)-...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2010 for the course PSYCH 201 taught by Professor Vig during the Spring '09 term at American Academy of Art.
- Spring '09
- Operant Conditioning