Motivating Operations. Week 8: Antecedent considerations. Motivation Operations. Also referred to as: Value altering effect: establishing/abolishing Behavior altering effect: Frequency Establishing operation: Evocative effect Abolishing operation: Abative effects. Some clarification.
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Week 8: Antecedent considerations
Beginning to pull it all together
e. g. Colors
Learning an Alien Language
√ The more the stimuli are alike the more likely the response to take place
e.g. finding your car
Stimulus Class: Set of stimuli with similar characteristics in common
Equivalence Class: Set of stimuli with different characteristics, but represent the same thing
e.g. Written name, verbal name, picture of person
√ Explicit training is not necessarily needed to induce stimulus control across stimuli
Stimulus discrimination and escape
e.g. hailing a taxi out in the cold: Must have no patrons in it.
Stimulus discrimination and punishment
e.g. Boiling pan: Do not touch or you get burned.
DR- 2 responses (right way and wrong way)and 1 stimulus
e.g. Asking mom for money
SD- Two stimuli (Right signal wrong Signal) and 1 response
e.g. Asking mom OR dad for money?