Study Questions Week 2
1. Why are graphs used in behavior analysis to evaluate behavior change?
Visual representation of the occurrence of bx over time
Makes it easy to compare level of bx before and after treatment
Used not only in research
Study Questions Week 1
What is behavior?
what people say or do
described with action verbs not labels
involves measureable dimensions
Describe the four physical dimensions of behavior that can be
observed and recorded.
1. What is a stimulus? Give two examples that are not from the text.
The people, animals, objects, and events currently present in one's immediate surroundings
that impinge on one's sense receptors and that can affect behavior.
1. Define shaping.
- The development of a new behavior by the reinforcement of successive approximations of
that behavior and the extinction of earlier approximations of that behavior until the new behavior
2. Explain how shaping involves