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Behavior modification techniques typically include positive and negative reinforcement, as well as removal of all reinforcement, or extinction. Positive reinforcement provides a reward for a desired behavior, while negat... More »

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Behavior modification is a type of dog training that focuses on changing the dog's underlying emotional state and reactions in certain situations as opposed to teaching it to do specific behaviors on command. People typi... More »

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A behavior modification plan is a program that establishes the framework, steps and goals necessary to modify negative behaviors exhibited by children. The plan delineates a discipline strategy that employs four separate... More »

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An example of spontaneous recovery from the Pavlov's dogs experiment is when extinction occurred after Pavlov presented the dog with food without sounding the bell, which stopped the salivation response. If Pavlov again ... More »

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An example of continuous reinforcement is to put children in timeout every time they misbehave. Continuous reinforcement is simply a continuation of the same response to misbehavior every time it occurs. More »

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Negative reinforcement is a concept in psychology's theory of operant conditioning that suggests a behavior is strengthened when a negative outcome is stopped, removed, avoided or prevented. Negative reinforcement is an ... More »

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A fixed-ratio schedule is a schedule of reinforcement where a response is only reinforced upon a specified number of responses. Generally, it is a rule indicating behavior instances to be reinforced. This schedule yields... More »

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