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Chapter 7

PSYB45 Chapter 7 Detailed notes

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Zachariah Campbell

Chapter 7Stimulus Control Discrimination and GeneralizationOperant behavior is strengthened when it is followed by a reinforcing consequenceoWeakened when reinforcing consequence no longer follows the behavior extinctionPunishing consequence also weakens behaviorBasic principles of behaviorreinforcement extinction and punishmentexplain why behaviors increase and continue to occur or decrease and stop occurringAntecedents stimulus events situations or circumstances that are present when it occurs or were present before behaviorDefining Stimulus ControlStimulus control outcome of stimulus discrimination training Particular behavior is more likely to occur Din presence of particular discriminative stimulus because behavior has been reinforced only when S was Dpresent S has stimulus control over behaviorBehavior is said to be under stimulus control when increased probability that behavior will occur in presence of specific antecedent stimulus or stimulus from specific stimulus classDeveloping Stimulus Control Stimulus Discrimination TrainingDiscriminative stimulus antecedent stimulus that is present when behavior is reinforced Stimulus discrimination training process of reinforcing behavior only when a specific antecedent stimulus is presentTwo steps involved in stimulus discrimination trainingDo1 When S is present behavior is reinforcedo2 When other antecedent stimuli except the SD are present behavior isnt reinforced During discrimination training any antecedent stimulus that is present when behavior i
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