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PSYB45

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Summer

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Chapter 17: Using Punishment: time-out and response cost Punishment used to decrease problem behaviour Punishment procedures are done only after functional nonaversive interventions- extinction, differential reinforcement, and antecedent manipulation- have been implemented. If functional nonaversive interventions are ineffective punishment procedures can be considered. Time-out: the loss of access to positive reinforcers for a brief period contingent on the problem behaviour. Result, a decrease in the future probability of the problem behaviour Types of time-out: o Exclusionary time-out: The person is removed from the room (reinforcing environment) where the problem behaviour occurred and is taken to another room. This removes the person from all sources of positive reinforcement. o Nonexclusionary time-out: The person
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