Textbook Notes (363,233)
Canada (158,276)
Psychology (9,573)
PSYB45H3 (1,061)
Chapter 16

Chapter 16 txtbook notes

6 Pages
Unlock Document

University of Toronto Scarborough
Zachariah Campbell

Chapter 16: Antecedent Control Procedures aka antecedent manipulation- antecedent stimuli are manipulated to evoke desirable behaviours so that they can be differentially reinforced & to decrease undesirable behaviours that interfere w the desirable behaviours Examples of Antecedent Control Getting Marianne to study more: each step involved manipulating antecedent to study oFound 2 hours each day that would be best time for her to study & wrote it in her appointment book for each day if the week -> decided to study in library oIdentified a friend that would study w her & wrote down her schedule for day in board -> told her friends not to bother her during that time oKept her books in her bag to study in extra time & wrote down all her tests & assignments in a board & crossed each day of it to see how close she is getting to tests etc. oWrote a contract w her counsellor committing to study each day Getting Cal to Eat Right did similar to example above w changing the antecedent conditions that contributed to hi eating behaviour Defining Antecedent Control Procedures Involves manipulating some aspect of the physical or social environment to evoke a desired response to make a competing undesirable behaviour less likely 6 diff procedures: Presenting the S or Cues for the Desire Behaviour One reason that a desirable behaviour isnt occurring very often is that the S for behaviour are not present in the persons environment oE.g. eating healthy food is possible if its present in their environment (kitchen) & are readily available to that person Cal stock the fridge w healthy food, made healthy lunch etc. Also used stimulus prompt & response prompt to evoke behaviour- e.g. a grocery list (stimulus prompt) & asked his friend to remind him (response prompt) etc. oE.g. Marianne to study more S was desk quite place w books (e.g. library) www.notesolution.com
More Less

Related notes for PSYB45H3

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.