Decreasing Behavior–Intentionally or Otherwise


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Decreasing Behavior–Intentionally or Otherwise
1010204Decreasing Behavior–Intentionally or OtherwiseBy now you know that if behaviors are occurring there must be some reinforcement for them somewhere in the environment. No reinforcement equals no behavior. And you have known for a long time that the behavior that occurs is not always the behavior that you want. We have spent the last two chapters talking about how to increase and even maximize behavior. We will spend this chapter talking about how to reduce or even stop behavior.I described the consequences that stop or reduce behavior briefly in Chapter 4. They are referred to as punishment and …
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Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D.,: Bringing Out the Best in People. Decreasing Behavior–Intentionally or Otherwise, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000), AccessEngineering Export