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Chapter 9

Chapter 9

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB45H3
Professor
Zachariah Campbell
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 9 Shaping An Example of Shaping: Teaching a Child to Talk Shaping happens naturally with children everywhere First, child babbles; parents pay attention to babbling this attention reinforces the babbling behavior As a result, child babbles more, eventually making few sounds that resemble words; parents pay attention again Child puts sounds together; parents pay attention Throughout the process of developing language, over the course of many months, the parents reinforce closer and closer approximations to real words The shaping process starts when the parents reinforce babbling Each time the child makes a sound that is a closer approximation to a word, the child gets more attention from the parent, and the child gets less attention for the previous approximations *Through shaping, child learns to say words; through discrimination training, child learns to say the correct words, that is, words that are
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