By: Lorrie Burgess
 What is reinforcement? Reinforcement is defined as a consequence that follows an operant response that increases the li...
 An attempt to increase the likelihood of a behavior  occurring in the future, an operate response is  followed by the pr...
 An attempt to increase the likelihood of a behavior  occurring in the future, an operant response is  followed by the re...
 What is punishment? Punishment is defined as a consequence that follows an operant response that decreases the likeliho...
 An attempt to decrease the likelihood of a behavior  occurring in the future by following an operant  response with an a...
 An attempt to decrease the likelihood of a behavior    occurring in the future, an operant response is    followed by th...
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Reinforcement and punishment

  1. 1. By: Lorrie Burgess
  2. 2.  What is reinforcement? Reinforcement is defined as a consequence that follows an operant response that increases the likelihood of that response occurring in the future.
  3. 3.  An attempt to increase the likelihood of a behavior occurring in the future, an operate response is followed by the presentation of an appetitive stimulus. exampleIf you stroke a cat’s fur in a mannerpleasing to the cat it will purr. Thecat’s purring may act as a positivereinforcer, causing you to strokethe cat’s fur in the same manner inthe future.
  4. 4.  An attempt to increase the likelihood of a behavior occurring in the future, an operant response is followed by the removal of an aversive stimulus. • Example When the light goes green at a traffic light, the car in front of Sarah doesn’t move. She hates when this happens and from experience know that blasting her car horn gets cars that are in front of her out of her way. She dutifully blasts the horn and the car moves out of her way.
  5. 5.  What is punishment? Punishment is defined as a consequence that follows an operant response that decreases the likelihood of that response occurring in the future.
  6. 6.  An attempt to decrease the likelihood of a behavior occurring in the future by following an operant response with an aversive stimulus. examples Burning your hand when you touch a hot stove. If you stroke a cat’s fur in a way that is unpleasant, the cat may attempt to bit you.
  7. 7.  An attempt to decrease the likelihood of a behavior occurring in the future, an operant response is followed by the removal of an appetitive stimulus.  Examples A dolphin trainer walks away with the food bucker when the dolphin gets aggressive. One person in a relationship stops talking to the other in response to a certain behavior.

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