What Is Behavior Modification? - Definition, Techniques & Examples


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Which of the following is an example of continuous reinforcement?

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1. If a mother gives her child praise when using the toilet, that is an example of:

2. Extinction is:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of behavior modification techniques. You will be quizzed on different techniques used to modify behavior and the schedules used to reinforce behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Continuous reinforcement example
  • Definition of extinction
  • Example of classical conditioning

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related behavior modification lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as extinction and classical conditioning
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about behavior modification techniques

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Behavior Modification? - Definition, Techniques & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define behavior modification
  • Recall the origin of conditioning
  • Define key concepts such as positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, punishment, flooding, systematic desensitization, aversion therapy, and extinction
  • Understand the various schedules of reinforcement such as continuous reinforcement, partial reinforcement, fixed ratio/interval, and variable ratio/interval