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Zachariah Campbell

CHAPTER 18 BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION POSITIVE PUNISHMENT PROCEDURES AND THE ETHICS OF PUNISHMENTIn positive punishment you apply an aversive event so that you decrease the probability of behaviour consider ethics and try everything else first APPLICATION OF AVERSIVE ACTIVITIESWhen Alison coloured on the wall with crayons because her father didnt take her to the park she was forced to clean up the mess she made and then some A similar procedure was applied to Simons bedwettingWhat is the procedure called as application of aversive activitiesIn this procedure a problem behaviour was less likely to occur in the future after being made to engage in an aversive activity which is a low probability behaviour the person typically would not choose to engage inPeople will often try to escape from performing the aversive activities physical guidance may be used Eventually the child should engage in the activity on command to avoid the physical guidance that previo
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