Differential Reinforcement: Theory & Definition

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1. Which of the following is an example of differential reinforcement of lower rates of behavior (DRL)?

2. Which of the following is an example of differential reinforcement of other behavior (DRO)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of the Differential Reinforcement Theory and its interpretation on behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on identifying the following:

  • Differential reinforcement of lower rates of behavior (DRL)
  • Differential reinforcement of other behavior (DRO)
  • Differential reinforcement of alternative behavior (DRA)
  • Differential reinforcement of incompatible behavior (DRI)

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Differential Reinforcement Theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the goal of the theory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different types of differential reinforcement and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Look at the accompanying lesson called Differential Reinforcement: Theory & Definition to discover more about its elements. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Compare and contrast reinforcement and punishment
  • Explains extinction
  • Covers the differential reinforcement of other behavior
  • Explores the goal of the Differential Reinforcement Theory
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