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Is behavioural treatment still effective if we drop the terms positive and negative (from reinforcement)

This is a critical review of Michaels (1975) paper on dropping the terms positive and negative when referring to reinforcement. This paper was submitted in partial fulfilment of a masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). For any comments or queries regarding this paper please email: info@simplybehaviour.com Synopsis of the paper The addition of a stimulus after a response which increases the future...

How To Use Science To Change Behaviour

Behavioural momentum theory (BMT) looks at how persistent a behaviour is in relation to its reinforcement history. The theory states that reinforcers increase the persistence of behaviour in the face of disrupters, distraction or discontinuation of reinforcement. The persistence of a target response is increased by alternative reinforcers that are presented in that situation regardless of whether they are contingent on that...

Illustrated Resources On Behaviour Change Principles

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How To Use A Clicker (Introduction To Applied Behaviour Analysis Terms)- Made Simple

Common Questions: What Is A Clicker? What Does It Do? Do I Always Have To Use It? How Do I Get The Behaviour On Voice, Hand Signal Etc? How Do I Use It For Behaviour Change?   Video Demonstration & Explanation Of How To Get A Behaviour On Stimulus Control Using A Clicker Handout Summary From Video   Points To Note About...

Functional Analysis Interview Questionnaire For Animal Behaviour Consultations

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How To Tackle Common Behaviour Problems

  The solution to most behaviour problems in dogs is simple and IF you adhere to the following. The principle is simple- dogs repeat behaviours that are reinforced. That means that if your puppy or adult dog behaves in a certain way (that is undesirable to you), by say barking at you through the back door (when he’s outside and you’re inside),...

Genetic, Neurological, Medical & Behavioural Overview Of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Genetic, Neurological, Medical & Behavioural Overview Of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) The Brain Behaviour Research Council has many membership benefits. One of which is a meet the speaker event each month to hear the latest research on particular areas related to the brain and behaviour. As a masters student in ABA (applied behaviour analysis) it is pertinent to review such research and...