Snippet: “The principle of extinction essentially proposes that because behaviours occur for a reason i.e. they get a person something they want; that if you stop giving the person what they want after they engage in ...."
Snippet: “When running an educational programme it is important to deliver reinforcement with little delay, and when possible no delay at all, after a student engages in a target behaviour (Malott & Trojan-Suarez, 2004). When we say....”
Snippet: “When it comes to your teaching sessions there is no harm in giving your students the same discretion for their daily school work. Remember that they are no different than you; they too will sometimes be in the mood for.....”
Snippet: "Automatic reinforcement occurs when a person’s behaviour creates a favourable outcome for that person and no other person was involved in any way (Cooper, Heron, & Heward, 2007). You could say that a behaviour maintained..."
Snippet: "A behaviour that a person engages in repeatedly will typically serve some kind of purpose (function) for them (O’Neill, Horner, Albin, Sprague, Storey, & Newton, 1997). Note the word “repeatedly” is used because...."