PSYC2011 lecture8 3slides

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3/14/2011 1 PSYC2011 Lecture 8 Fear and punishment Bouton p 54 55, 79 81, 400 403 Domjan, M. (2003). The principles of learning and behavior , 5 th Edition, pp 301 313 Important concepts in Lecture 8 •Avers ive stimuli and punishment •The efficacy of punishment •S ide effects of punishment
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2 Punishment Appetitive (good outcome) Aversive (bad outcome) Positive contingency: Response res lts Reward i.e. Positive Rft Punishment Response results in outcome Response Response Negative contingency: Response prevents outcome Omission Response Negative Rft (e.g. avoidance) Response • Punishment involves the delivery of an aversive stimulus Painful / startling / intrinsically unpleasant Punishment Emotional / laborious / irritating / aversive by association $ LOSS $ Punishment is contentious: •I s punishment cruel? Is it unnecessary ? Physical punishment: •In schools Punishment •In public
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