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Punishment

The procedure of providing consequences for a behavior that decrease the frequency of that behavior

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Reprimand

To reduce the frequency of a target behavior by making disapproval contingent on the target behavior

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Response cost

To reduce the frequency of a target behavior by making removal of a reinforcer contingent on the target behavior

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Time out

To reduce the frequency of a target behavior by making removal of a person from a reinforcing situation contingent on the target behavior

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Over correction

To reduce the frequency of a target behavior by making restitution for damage done and repeated performance of appropriate behavior contingent on the target behavior

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Physical punishment

To reduce the frequency of a target behavior by making brief and noninjurious contact with the skin contingent on the target behavior

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Punisher

An even that, when made contingent on a behavior, decreases the frequency of that behavior