Applications of Operant Conditioning: Shaping and Behavior Modification
Learn with other creators
Practice this topic
A modern term for a form of behavior modification that uses shaping techniques to mold a desired behavior or response is
Dorothea eats all of her dinner knowing that afterward she will get a bowl of ice cream. Dorothea's behavior is best explained by what type of learning?
Aida loves to sing for her family and friends but is extremely shy. In order to encourage her to sing again, which of the following is a primary reinforcement that Aida's mom might use?
After passing his chemistry exam, Tito was told by his parents that he would be able to have access to the family car for a week. Tito's parents are using
Every time Paul's neighbor upstairs plays loud music, Paul bangs on his ceiling with a broom and the music stops. Paul's behavior of banging on the ceiling to get the music to stop is an example of
After having many cavities fixed as a child, Kyle now has an active dislike of the dentist's drill. His tendency to become anxious when hearing a similar-sounding noise is termed
Carla was bitten by a dog when she was a toddler. She's older now, but still backs up in fear whenever a dog approaches her. This is an example of
Whenever Vernon comes home too late on a Saturday night, his parents refuse to give him his weekly allowance. Vernon's parents are using what technique to modify his behavior?
A teacher has decided to give 'caught being good' tickets to her students when they behave according to class rules. This teacher also rewards students with gold stars each time they improve their math speed. This teacher is using
In order to increase reading among the students in her class, Mrs. Gomez, a second-grade teacher, has students record their reading by placing stickers on a large chart. For every 10 stickers, students receive a new book. Mrs. Gomez is using