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Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Study Notes

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Zachariah Campbell

Chapter 6-PSYB45-Punishment Defining Punishment person engaged in a behaviour and the immediate consequence made it less likely that the person would repeat the behaviour in similar situations punishment behaviour occurs consequence behaviour is less likely to occur again in the future punisher aka aversive stimulus consequence that makes a particular behaviour less likely to occur in the future e.g. Dog bite Juan teases his sisters and they start crying, his mother scold him and spanks him and he stops for that day, but then he continues to do the behaviour day after day is scolding and spanking a punisher in this situation? NO...it is only a punisher if it causes the behaviour to decrease in the future may actually be reinforcing for the parents because child stops the behaviour temporarily, the parent continues spanking next time that happens *you cannot define punishment by whether the
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