Notes Oct 11 - Punishment and Learning

Notes Oct 11 - Punishment and Learning - Quick Review...

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Quick Review learning a lasting change in behavior or mental process that is a result of experience behavioral learning classical conditioning US, UR, CS, CR operant conditioning reinforcement and punishment schedules or reinforcement primary and secondary reinforcement The Problem with Punishment designed to prevent a response from happening again positive punishment: apply something aversive ex. extra chores negative punishment: remove a reinforcement ex. time-out application must be consistent, unlike reinforcement which can be applied intermittently after the threat of punishment is removed the behavior will usually return the possible rewards for ana ction might outweigh the possible punishment expending energy to avoid punishment or aggression toward the punisher learned helplessness screw it! How to get punishment to work swift: must follow close after the undesired response consistent: same punishment each time, every time limited duration and intensity: don't be cruel logically follow the behavior: ex. if you get in a fight on the playground you don't get to
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course PSY 111 taught by Professor Cooper during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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