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The principles of operant conditioning
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For Part A of this assignment, you will apply the principles of operant conditioning to modify an existing behavior. Target a behavior to be modified, either an undesirable behavior
that you would like to eliminate or a desirable behavior that you would like to strengthen. 1. Generate a plausible explanation for why the problem exists. 2. Describe one (1) reason why you want to change the behavior and one (1) benefit the change will bring.
3. Carefully design a program for modifying the behavior, making sure to include all relevant conditioning principles incorporated within your plan (which might include the use of positive and negative reinforcers, punishment, shaping, schedules of reinforcement,
modeling, extinction, stimulus discrimination or generalization, primary and secondary reinforcers, and so on.) Your plan should include three (3) steps. Part B Design a series of test items that would indicate the different intelligences according to Howard
Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. Provide one (1) original example of how you would test each of the eight (8) different intelligences.


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    Measuring and Modifying Behaviors July 15, 2015   Abstract There are many types of complex behaviors in the world. With the proper amount of effort and guidance, any of these behaviors, be they positive or negative, can be reinforced or torn down respectively. There is an issue that arises however, due to the fact that each individual person learns things at their own individual rate and wit
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