Mr. Byrne predicaments in terms of operant conditioning principles can be used to help classroom behavior. Operant Behavior is behavior that operates on the environment, producing consequences. Unconditioned Stimulus (US) is classical conditioning a stimulus that unconditionally, naturally, and automatically triggers a response. Unconditioned Response (UR) is classical conditioning to the naturally occurring response to the unconditioned stimulus (US), such as salivation when food is in the mouth. Conditioned Stimulus (CS) is classical conditioning an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with unconditioned stimulus (US) triggers a conditioned response. Conditioned Response (CR) is classical conditioning the learned response to a previously natural but now conditioned stimulus (CS).
To reduce the disruptive behavior Mr. Byrne could:
US-Tell there is a reward
To increase Cooperative Behavior:
UR-Do well, behave
CS- Positive Feedback, rewards
CR- Increasing Cooperative Behavior
44. Abraham Maslow suggested that “a person who is lacking food, love, and self-esteem would most likely hunger for food more strongly than anything else” for many reasons. Abraham Maslow suggested that certain needs have priority over other needs. Breathing, thirst, and hunger come before psychological needs such as achievement, self-esteem, and the need for recognition. Abraham Maslow has a list of hierarch of needs that a person should obtain first. If a person who has no love in their life will not care about food and would trade material things for love, but one without food soon loses the site for life and love. On the other hand novelist Dostoyevski wrote, “without a firm idea of himself and the purpose of his life, man cannot live even if surrounded with bread,” which can be debate with Abraham Maslow suggestion. In this case the word “bread”, can be taken...
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