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Chapter 5

Chapter 5

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 5 Extinction Defining Extinction Extinction occurs when: o A behavior that has been previously reinforced, o No longer results in the reinforcing consequences, o And, therefore, the behavior stops occurring in the future Extinction Burst Once the behavior is no longer reinforced, it often increases briefly in frequency, duration, or intensity before it decreases and ultimately stops Novel behaviors (behaviors that do not typically occur in a particular situation) may occur for a brief period when a behavior is no longer reinforced Novel behaviors may include emotional responses; ex. Kicking, screaming etc Extinction burst involves an increase in the unreinforced behavior or the occurrence of novel behaviors for a brief period, and is a natural reaction to the termination of reinforcement However, th
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