Example: Extinction ABC Turn on No light Stop turning light switch on light switch
Extinction Burst – Temporary increase in responding as a result of the introduction of extinction. – Sometimes a change in topography may occur.
Example: Extinction Burst ABC Turn onNo Light Turn on/off light switch Repeatedly and then Stop or do a new behavior
Extinction Examples Vending Machine Head banging * What does this suggest about ignoring behavior?
Your Turn Come up with an example of how Reinforcement has been withheld from your behavior and what followed. Share with your peers.
Spontaneous Recovery Temporary recovery of an extinguished behavior that follows the initial treatment session. – An extinguished Behavior will come back, but usually less intense and shorter duration. √ Must wait out the storms
Factors that influence the Effectiveness of Extinction Controlling reinforcers – e.g. Accidental reinforcement The Setting in which Extinction is Carried out – e.g. Tantrums in Wal*Mart Rules – E.g. Make use of our capabilities The schedule of reinforcement – The thinner the schedule the more resistance to extinction Extinction Burst e.g. Tantrums
SMIRC Model Stimulus Motivating Operation Individual Response Consequence