PS420 Learning Theories
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) doubleâ€spaced pages; refer to the â€œFormat RequirementsÊº page for specific format requirements.
Describe Premack’s principles of reinforcement and of punishment. Describe a hypothetical situation for which these principles would predict reinforcement of one behavior, and punishment of another behavior.
Describe participant modeling and provide one (1) example that illustrates how it can be used to eliminate fears or unwanted behavior. Describe graduated modeling and provide one (1) example that illustrates how it can be used to facilitate low-probability behaviors.
Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.