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University of Toronto Scarborough
Zachariah Campbell

PSYB45 NotesChap 10 Prompting and Transfer of Stimulus Control y Prompts are used to increase the likelihood that the person will engage in the correct behaviour at the correct time they are used in discrimination training to help the person engage in the correct behaviour in the presence of the SDy The function of prompts is to produce an instance of the correct behaviour so that it can be reinforced This is what teaching is all about the teacher provides supplemental stimuli prompts together with the SD to induce the correct behaviour it is then reinforced so that the correct behaviour will occur whenever the SD is presenty Fading transfers stimulus control from the prompts to the SD gradually removing the prompt until the behaviour is occurring in the presence of the SD without any supplemental stimuliy There are 2 types of prompts that can be used Response Prompts and Stimulus Prompts y Response prompt the behaviour of another person that evokes the desired response in the presence of the SD o Verbal prompt when the verbal behaviour of another person results in the correct response in the presence of the SD May include instructions rules hints reminders questions etc o Gestural prompt any physical movement of gesture of another person that leads to the correct behaviour in the presence of the SD May include pointing cannot model the whole behaviour however o Modeling prompt any demonstration of the correct behaviour by another person A person observes the mo
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