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Multiple baseline design

Using single-subject design that involves sequentially applying treatments across SETTINGS


PreMack Principal

A principle of reinforcement which states that an opportunity to engage in more probable behaviors (or activities) will reinforce less probable behaviors (or activities). ... In this study, highly preferred activities were effective as reinforcers for less preferred behaviors.


Mom's can usually distinguish between which 3 cries of their baby?

Hungry, Angry, Pain


Reciprocol inhibition

Reciprocal inhibition can be defined as anxiety being inhibited by a feeling or response that is not compatible with the feeling of anxiety. Wolpe first started using eating as a response to inhibited anxiety in the laboratory cats. He would offer them food while presenting a conditioned fear stimulus. FOR EXAMPLE, giving a cat food while introducing a fear-inducing stimulus.