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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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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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Intrinsic reinforcement is a reward-driven behavior that comes from within an individual. With intrinsic reinforcement, an individual continues with a behavior because they find it personally rewarding, not out of fear o... More »

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The behavior of a hyperactive dog can be modified through positive reinforcement training techniques that teach impulse control. If the dog's behavior is prompted by fear of thunderstorms or other inclement weather, a sa... 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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