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Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Summer

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EXTINCTION Chapter5Extinctionprocess that weakens operant behavior Sometimes novel behaviors during extinction burst may includeemotional responses aggressive behavior is often seen when Eg a behavior that had been reinforced for a period of time was no extinction is used longer reinforced and therefore the behavior stopped occurringExtinction burst is not necessarily a conscious process Extinction occurs when SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY 1 A behavior that has been previously reinforced 2 No longer results in the reinforcing consequencesSpontaneous Recovery The natural tendency for the behavior 3 Therefore the behavior stops occurring in the future to occur again in situations that are similar to those in which itoccurred and was reinforced before extinctionIf behavior is reinforced at least intermittently it will continue tooccurBehavior may occur again even after it has not occurred forsome time A lot of studies were held the reinforcer for a problem waseliminated or withheld following th
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