Textbook Notes (368,317)
Canada (161,798)
Psychology (9,695)
PSYB45H3 (1,081)
Chapter 5

chapter 5 notes

1 Page
50 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Winter

Description
PSYB45 NotesChap 5 Extinctiony Extinction a behaviour that had been reinforced for a period of time was no longer reinforced and the behaviour stopped occurringy Extinction occurs when o A behaviour that has been previously reinforced o No longer results in the reinforcing consequences o And therefore the behaviour stops occurring in the futurey Extinction burst once the behaviour is no longer reinforced it often increases briefly in frequency duration or intensity before it decreases or ultimately stopso Another characteristic of an extinction burst is that novel behaviour may occur for a brief period when a behaviour is no longer reinforced ex when Amandas parents no longer reinforced her crying at night she cried longer and louder but also hit her pillow Novel behaviour is often an emotional aggressive response y Spontaneous recovery the behaviour may occur again even after it has not occurred for some time a natural tendency to occur in situations that are similar to those in which it occurred before extinction o If spontaneous recover does occur and the behaviour is now reinforced the effect of extinction w
More Less

Related notes for PSYB45H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit