psy420 | undergraduate
Theories Of Behavior
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Schedules of Reinforcement
- Evaluate interval schedules as they relate to specific behavior patterns.
- Examine the role of the basic DRO contingencies in real-world situations.
- Defend the use of specific ratio schedules in various real-world scenarios.
- Identify the two main forms of punishment.
- Analyze the right to effective treatment in conjunction with the social validity of treatment.
- Plan for the side effects of punishment.
- Theorize how behavioral interventions connect to self-management, education, health industry, and business models.
- Justify how to ethically implement extinction procedures within a behavioral paradigm.
- Plan the steps needed to shape behavior.
History of Behavior Analysis
- Analyze the evolution of behavior analysis from behaviorism.
- Connect behavior analysis to a range of real-world social, technological, and personal examples.
- Evaluate the differences between the two types of reinforcement.
- Plan for the different outcomes in delayed versus immediate reinforcement.
- Explain the relationship between negative reinforcement and aversive stimuli.
- Apply reinforcement principles to feedback and praise.
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