Operant Conditioning-Schedules of Reinforcement
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Every Saturday night, George's grandpa takes him to see a movie, as long as he finished all of his chores each night that week.
Harry gets a penny each time he gets an A on a homework assignment or test. After he gets fifteen pennies, his mom takes him out to dinner wherever he wants to go.
Sometimes, if Germane does the dishes without being asked, his mom lets him stay up late.
Lynley highlights the day on the calendar each time she works out. After the fifth highlighted day, she lets herself have an ice cream sundae.
Kendrick gets a spanking every time he disobeys.
Every day at 3 pm, the movie theater plays a free short film for currently enrolled students.
Derrick's piano teacher slaps his hands with a ruler if he shows up to his weekly lesson without being able to play his assigned piece.
Desiree rewards herself with a spa day every couple of months if she keeps her grade point average above a 3.0.
About once every week, if she eats all of her dinners, Lizzie gets a cake for dessert.
paid 10 dollars for every 20 puzzles solved.
studying for a class that has surprise quizzes.
slot machines are based on this schedule.
trolling for fish in a lake in the summer (fish by trailing a baited line along behind a boat).
Variable interval// Ratio
selling products door to door.
getting clothes out of the washing machine once it buzzes.
going up a staircase to reach a landing with a nice view.
doing 20 pushups to help stay fit.
Your dog runs into the kitchen whenever he hears the electric can opener. He does this even if it is not his canned dog food being opened.
Your dog learns to fetch a stick by being given a dog biscuit every time he brings the stick back to you.
You and other students have learned to move on to your next class at the sound of the school bell.
A happy couple continues to associate a certain popular song with their memorable first date. They refer to it as "our song."
A child learns to clean up his bedroom each week. He is given an allowance if he does it properly.
A rat learns to press a lever in a Skinner box for food pellets.
A child is punished for stealing a candy bar from a grocery store. He does not steal again.
An infant, two week old, softly cries when wet or hungry. The caregiver ignores these signals. Only loud crying is rewarded by service. By age six months, the baby howls furiously at every need or discomfort.
You usually turn on the light in the fish tank before feeding your tropical fish. Now they come to the top of their tank to be fed whenever the light is turned on.
A student is suspended for 10 days for fighting in school.
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