Systematic use of positive reinforcement (Behavior therapy)

A systematic plan of what is to be done for the application of positive reinforcement is achieving remarkable success, particularly, in the institutional settings. Response shaping, token economies, and behavioral contracting are among the most popular techniques.                              1.Response shaping. Positive reinforcement is, often, given in response shaping, that means in setting up a response which […]

Behavior therapy

Behavior therapy is curative treatment directed toward the cure of a pathological condition by behavior modification techniques. Therefore, behavior therapy is the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to the treatment of behavior disorders. Bwhavior disorder or abnormal behavior, according to behavior therapists, is learned way of behaving that is maladaptive and consequently can […]

Behaviorism

In psychology, the doctrine that all human actions could, if full knowledge were available, be analyzed into stimulus and response. Stimulus is something that stimulates, meaning thereby, that excites, rouses, or quickens thought or feeling. Behaviorism, a theoretical point of view that holds that the subject matter of psychology is behavior without reference to consciousness […]