Science and Human Behavior
Macmillan, 1953 - 461 Seiten
A detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled
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OPERANT EXTINCTION When reinforcement is no longer forthcoming , a
response becomes less and less frequent in ' what is called “ operant extinction .
... If our radio becomes noisy or if programs become worse , we stop listening .
If each time we turn on a light we give food to a hungry pigeon , the light
eventually becomes a conditioned reinforcer . It may be used to ... The stimuli
generated by this precurrent behavior , therefore , become reinforcing . Thus
before we can ...
Thus if he has been punished for sexual behavior , he may become unduly afraid
of anything which has to do with sex ; if he has been punished for being unclean ,
he may become unduly afraid of filth ; and so on . When the stimuli are ...
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