Behaviorisms in The Fantastic Fish ShopPresentation Transcript
The Fantastic Fish Shop By: Erin Balley J’aimeHolderbaum Lisa Lam-Wilson
Drill and Practice multiplication game Found at multiplication.com http://multiplication.com/flashgames/FishShop.htm
Operant Conditioning A process of changing behavior by rewarding or punishing a subject each time an action is performed until the subject associates the action with pleasure or distress. Reinforcement Schedules Positive and Negative Reinforcement Positive and Negative Punishment http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/operant%20conditioning
Reinforcement Schedules Continuous Reinforcement: Given EVERY time Partial Reinforcement: Given only PART of the time. Fixed Ratio: reinforcement is given after a specific # of responses. http://psychology.about.com/od/behavioralpsychology/a/schedules.htm
To strengthen by providing a positive stimulus that increases the probability of a specific response
Negative Reinforcement Taking something negative away in order to increase a response When a negative stimulus is eliminated, it will likely increase the chances that a student will complete the task correctly. http://allpsych.com/psychology101/reinforcement.html
Watch the video to view some examples of positive and negative reinforcement.
Webster’s Definition: pun·ish·ment Pronunciation: ˈpə-nish-mənt Function: noun Date: 15th century 1: the act of punishing2 a: suffering, pain, or loss that serves as retribution b: a penalty inflicted on an offender through judicial procedure 3: severe, rough, or disastrous treatment http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punishment
In Skinner’s Behaviorism: Punishment is a procedure in which responses are followed by either: (a) the removal of a positive reinforcer, or (b) the presentation of a negative reinforcer (or aversive stimulus). http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_6884/is_1_6/ai_n28321088/
Positive & Negative Punishment
Now view the video clip to review and determine the behaviorisms discussed.